Allen, Jack V, TSgt

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Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
6253-Airframe Mechanic, EA6B
Last MOSGroup
Airframes/Aircrew
Primary Unit
1939-1941, 6253, VMSB-243
Service Years
1937 - 1941

Technical Sergeant

 
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 Personal Details 


Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Norman, OK
Last Address
Rt. 2
Norman, OK

Casualty Date
Dec 08, 1941
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Wake Island
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION G SITE 68

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World War II FallenWWII Memorial National Registry
  2013, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2015, WWII Memorial National Registry



Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Wake Island
From Month/Year
December / 1941
To Month/Year
December / 1941

Description
The Battle of Wake Island began simultaneously with the Attack on Pearl Harbor and ended on 23 December 1941, with the surrender of the American forces to the Empire of Japan. It was fought on and around the atoll formed by Wake Island and its islets of Peale and Wilkes Islands by the air, land and naval forces of the Empire of Japan against those of the U.S., with Marines playing a prominent role on both sides.

The island was held by the Japanese for the duration of the Pacific War; the remaining Japanese garrison on the island surrendered to a detachment of United States Marines on 4 September 1945.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
December / 1941
To Month/Year
December / 1941
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

VMFA-232

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  85 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Commers, Joseph Frederick, PFC, (1940-1942)
  • Davidson, Carl Robert, 2ndLt, (1939-1941)
  • Fleming, Manton, Pvt, (1941-1944)
  • McClurg, Robert, LtCol, (1942-1963)
  • Potter, George H, BGen, (1927-1948)
  • Tompkins, Raymond M, Cpl, (1939-1946)
  • Venable, James Cameron, Capt, (1939-1960)
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