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Olcy Levi Allen
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Birth: Jan. 4, 1892
Saline County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 1962
Parma
New Madrid County
Missouri, USA

Served in the Big Red 1, during World War 1.

Olcy enlisted into the army May 11th, 1917 in Parma. He received his training at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri. He held the rank of applied corporal on 26th of Jan 1918. Battles were engagement at Soissons Sector in France between July 18 to July 23, 1918. He was also in the Sedan Offense in Nov 1918. He was wounded in action on July 23, 1918, degree of severely. He was also wounded Nov 6th, 1918. He was gassed once and hit by shrapnel the other time, the November wound was a gun shot wound to the left leg. At the time of discharge he was assigned to Company E, 16th Infantry, 1st Division or known as the Big Red One.

From Headquarters of the First Division: General Orders, No. 1, January 1, 1920 (extract #1283), The Division Commander cites the following officers and soldiers for gallantry in action and especially meritorious services: Corporal Olcy L. Allen, Company E., 16th Infantry, who was wounded in action near Soissons, France, July 18, 1918, & in the Sedan Offensive, November 7, 1918. By command of Major General Summerall.
 (bio by: Bob Walls) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Alexander Logan Allen (1862 - 1940)
  Adline Tucker Bolton (1866 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Vera Era Hicks Allen (1897 - 1976)
 
 Children:
  Gerald Allen (1923 - 1969)*
  Alta Marie Allen Walls (1926 - 2009)*
  Nola Bee Allen Beard (1931 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Minnie Eliza Allen O'Driscoll (1889 - 1973)*
  Olcy Levi Allen (1892 - 1962)
  Martha C. Allen Atkinson (1894 - 1965)**
  Bessie Allen Amundson (1895 - 1963)*
  Oma Blanche Allen Dennison (1899 - 1957)**
  Inez Cora Allen Allen (1902 - 1966)**
  Luchion Allen (1905 - 1978)**
  Rosie Allen Porter (1907 - 1990)**
  Ada Pearl Allen (1909 - 1996)**
  Dorothy M. Allen Cozart (1913 - 2000)**
  James Allen (1916 - 1916)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Mo Sgt. Co. E. 16 Inf. World War 1 S.S.P.H.
 
Burial:
Parma Cemetery
Parma
New Madrid County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: ShirleyMae Pierce
Record added: Oct 12, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5840530
Olcy Levi Allen
Added by: Bob Walls
 
Olcy Levi Allen
Added by: Bob Walls
 
Olcy Levi Allen
Added by: Bob Walls
 
 
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 Added: Feb. 14, 2009
 
 
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