Allen, Robert K, Pvt

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Last Rank
Private
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1942-1944, 0311, 2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)/Echo Co
Service Years
1942 - 1944

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Home State
Mississippi
Mississippi
Year of Birth
1927
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Magnolia
Last Address
Magnolia

Casualty Date
Jun 15, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Saipan
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Buried at Sea, Pacific Ocean
Wall/Plot Coordinates
n/a

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
RTR, MCRD SD2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)/Echo Co
  1942-1942, 521, RTR, MCRD SD
  1942-1944, 0311, 2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)/Echo Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation (1943)/Battle of Tarawa
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle for Saipan
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 15 June 1944 during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands.
   
Comments/Citation
ALLEN, Robert K, Pvt 521                  SN: 436798
Born:  10 Mar 1927 Magnolia, Mississippi
Enlisted: XX Jul 1942
Died: 15 Jun 1944 (KIA)
Location: Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands
Interred: Buried at Sea, Name appears on the Tablets of the Missing, Honolulu, HI
Memorial: Magnolia Cemetery, Magnolia, MS (Pike County)
 
7th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, MCB, San Diego, CA
Oct 1942 Pvt (Rec), 5th Recruit Bn, RD, MCB, San Diego, CA “10, tr by S/RS fr C1 III(c) to C1 III(b), auth MGC ltr 500, dated 30Jul41; to Rear Echelon, 2nd MarDiv, Camp Elliott, Calif.”
 
E Co, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, FMF, Camp Elliott, San Diego CA
Oct 1942 Pvt 521, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines (Rein), 2nd MarDiv, Rear Echelon, Camp Elliott, San Diego, Calif. “10, jd fr 7th RecBn, RD, MCB, San Diego, Calif.”
 
E Co, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Oct 1942 Pvt, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Noumea, New Caledonia)
Dec 1942 Pvt, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Noumea, New Caledonia)
Jan 1943 Pvt, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands)
Apr 1943 Pvt, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Wellington, New Zealand)
Jul 1943 Pvt, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Wellington, New Zealand)
Oct 1943 Pvt, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Wellington, New Zealand)
Nov 1943 Pvt, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Tarawa Atoll, British Gilbert Islands)
Jan 1944 Pvt, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Tarawa Atoll, British Gilbert Islands)
Apr 1944 Pvt 521, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Camp Tarawa, Hilo, T.H.)
Jun 1944 Pvt 521, E Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Saipan, Marianas Islands) “15, KIA”
 
Based on this service record, I believe that we can confidently state that he rates the following awards for WWII:
Purple Heart Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-3 stars
World War II Victory Medal
 
   
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