Harrison, Allan Sublett, III, 1stLt

MIA/POW
 
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Last MOSGroup
Pilots/Naval Flight Officers
Primary Unit
1944-Present, 7598, Missing In Action
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Golden Dragon Certificate
Shellback Certificate

First Lieutenant

 
 

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State of Birth
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Order of the Golden Dragon Shellback


 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]


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Last Known Activity
Allan S. Harrison III was the only child of Cora M. and Allan S. Harrison II, a Proctor & Gamble salesman, who grew up in a simple house on Lidstone Street in Houston. He attended Stephen F. Austin High School and attended ROTC then attended the University of Houston. During the Pacific War joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) and entered flight school in Corpus Christi, Texas. Afterwards, assigned to the Pacific. On January 9, 1944 he claimed a Zero probable. On January 23, 1944 he claimed two Zeros and Hamp. Finally on February 4, 1944 he claimed one Zeke. In total, 4 aerial victories and a probable. Before he was lost, he flew a total of ten combat mission. Harrison earned the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with Gold Star and Purple Heart (posthumously).
Source: http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/f4u/55908.html

HARRISON, Allan S, First Lieutenant, O-21213, USMC, from Texas, Manila American Cemetery + HARRISON, Allan Sublett, III, 21213, POW&MP Det, HQ USMC, Washington DC, January 17, 1946, missing-killed in action + HARRISON, Allan Sublett, III, 1st Lieutenant, USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Allan S. Harrison, II 2437 Lidstone St., Houston, Tex + HARRISON, Allan S III, 1STLT, O-021213, USMC, from Texas, location New Britain Island, date of loss February 11, 1944

Body Not Recovered

 
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Pilot Wings
Rifle Expert (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 
 Unit Assignments
VMF-212Missing In Action
  1944-1944, 7598, VMF-212
  1944-Present, 7598, Missing In Action
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
 Colleges Attended
University of Houston
  1941-1942, University of Houston
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