Allen, Graham M, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
653-Machine Gun Squad Leader
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1942-1944, 653, 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)/A Co
Service Years
1942 - 1944

Private 1st Class

 
 

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 Personal Details 


Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Atlanta
Last Address
1805 Ponce De Leon Avenue, NE, Atlanta, Georgia

Casualty Date
Sep 15, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Saipan
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Fort William McKinley Cemetery - Taguig City, Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section L, Row 1, Grave 102

 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen


 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Marksman (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments
Marine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC)3rd MEB7th Marine Regiment
  1942-1942, 521, RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island/10th Recruit Training Bn
  1942-1942, 745, 3rd MEB/3rd Provisional Marine Brigade
  1942-1944, 653, 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)/A Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1944 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Cape Gloucester
  1944-1944 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Peleliu
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 15 Sep 1944, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Peleliu Island, Palau Islands.
   
Comments/Citation
ALLEN, Graham M., PFC 521/745/604/653 (Asst Sqd Ldr) SN: 334729
Born: XX Xxx 19XX
Enlisted: 12 Jan 1942 (Home of Record: 1805 Ponce De Leon Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA)
Died: 15 Sep 1944 (KIA, Peleliu Island, Palau Islands)
Interred: Fort William McKinley Cemetery, Manila, Philippine Islands (Section L, Row 1, Grave 102)
 
Headquarters, Southern Recruiting Division, Atlanta, GA
Jan 1942 Pvt, Hq, SRD, Atlanta, GA "12, Acc & enl at RS Macon, Ga.; to RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC."
10th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC
Jan 1942 Pvt, 10thRecBn, RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC "12Jan42; 13, jdenlfr RS, Macon, Ga."
Mar 1942 Pvt, 10thRecBn, RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC
 
Company A, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Brigade, FMF, In the Field
Apr 1942 Pvt, Co A, 1stBn, 7thMar, 3rdMarBrig, FMF, In the Field (Abd USS FULLER, at Sea)
Jul 1942 Pvt, Co A, 1stBn, 7thMar, 3rdMarBrig, FMF, In the Field
Company A, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Oct 1942 Pvt, Co A, 1stBn, 7thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, B.S.I.) "Evac wounded, dest unknown"
Jan 1943 PFC, Co C, 1stBn, 7thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Camp #1, Mount Martha, Australia) "1-5, Guadalcanal, B.S.I.; 6-13, at sea; 14-31, Camp #1, Mount Martha, Aus)"
Apr 1943 PFC, Co A, 1stBn, 7thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Mount Martha, Australia) "5-30, sk in hosp"
Jul 1943 PFC, Co A, 1stBn, 7thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Mount Martha, Australia) "12Jan42; 2-30, Sk Hosp."
Oct 1943 PFC, Co A, 1stBn, 7thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Camp Sudest, Papua, New Guinea) "12Jan42"
Jan 1944 PFC, Co A, 1stBn, 7thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (New Britain, B.S.I.) "16-22 & 27-31, sk hosp."
Apr 1944 PFC, Co A, 1stBn, 7thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Pavuvu, Russell Islands) "12Jan42; 604"
Jul 1944 PFC, Co A, 1stBn, 7thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (New Britain, B.S.I.) "334729; 653; 7-20, sk hosp"
Sep 1944 PFC, Co A, 1stBn, 7thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Peleliu, Palau Islands) "15, Killed in action against enemy forces"
 
Based on this service record, I believe that we can confidently state that he rates the following awards for WWII:
Silver Star Medal
Purple Heart Medal w/ Gold Star
Combat Action Ribbon
Navy Presidential Unit Commendation
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-3 stars
World War II Victory Medal
   
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