Carl Alton Allen, Jr

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NameCarl Alton Allen, Jr
Serial NumberO-884132
Highest Rank2LT
Service BranchArmy Air Corps
War/ActionWorld War II
Date of Birth1/1/1912
Colorado Home TownSAN JUAN
Date of Death4/6/1943
Place of DeathNorth Africa
Place of BurialAmerican Cemetery Carthage, Tunisia
CircumstancesKilled In Action
BiographyGraduated Colorado School of Mines in 1935. Listed as "2nd Lt. Carl A. Allen O-884132 (deceased), address: 909 San Juan, La Junta, Colorado" [source: p. 136, "Headquarter Roster", Roster of Officers, 'Officers formerly in the Ninth Air Force Headquarters'; website: home.comcast.net/~dhsetzer/paper/Desert009].
1943: buried at the American Cemetery, Carthage Tunisia [source: 'Colorado WW2 deaths', submitted by Charles Barnum 2006 from Government records on www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cokitcar/colorado].
1943: He is buried in Plot F, Row 19, Grave 6 and was awarded the Purple Heart [source: American Battle Monuments Commission: www.abmc.gov/search/detail].
InscriptionPanel: 12, Column: 4, Row: 48
Added to Database6/11/2001
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