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Pvt Lester G Allen
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1925
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jul. 11, 1944, France

Retyped from Farina News 24 Aug 1944 - Farina, Fayette Co.,IL
PVT. LESTER G. ALLEN KILLED IN ACTION
Pvt. Lester G. Allen, 19, son of Forrest Allen, Arthur, ILL., was reported killed in action July 10th while engaged in the invasion of France.
Lester was born in Arkansas, and while a small boy his mother died, At the age of twelve he made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Emill Graumenz, who live west of Edgewood.
On September 9, 1943 he was inducted into the armed service, receiving training at Camp Van Dorn, Miss. and Camp Breckenridge, KY. His last furlough was spent in the Graumenz home, early in March before going overseas a few weeks later.
In addition to his father he leaves two brothers, Cpl. Ernest, stationed in England and Richard, in the Navy, and a sister, Erma Marmall, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Graumenz, who made him a member of their family, and many other relatives and friends..
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 Parents:
  Forista George Allen (1901 - 1964)
  Helen Mae Willis Allen (1902 - 1930)
 
 Siblings:
  Ernie Albert Allen (1921 - 2003)*
  Richard W. Allen (1923 - 2006)*
  Lester G Allen (1925 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot G Row 23 Grave 34
 
Maintained by: Fred Cornelius Cohoon
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56641790
Pvt Lester G Allen
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Pvt Lester G Allen
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 Added: Jun. 6, 2009
 
 
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