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PVT Willis Clare Allen
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Birth: Nov. 14, 1899
Charlevoix
Charlevoix County
Michigan, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1967
Lebanon
Lebanon County
Pennsylvania, USA


Willis Clare Allen served as a Private in Company A, 42nd U.S. Infantry Regiment, 12th Infantry Division, United States Army during World War I.

He was originally from Charlevoix, Michigan.

WILLIS ALLEN, VETERAN, DIES

Willis C. Allen, 68, New Oxford R. 1, died at the Lebanon Veterans' Hospital at 12:20 Thursday afternoon. He had been in failing health since August.

A native of Charlevoix, Michigan, he was a son of the late William F. and Hattie (Ferguson) Allen and resided in Lansing, Michigan until moving to the New Oxford area three years ago.

He was a member of the Emory Methodist Church, New Oxford, and was retired. He was a veteran of World War I.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth (Shilling) Allen; three stepchildren, Joseph Matus, Middletown, New York; William J. Allen, Oxford, Michigan, and Miss Betty M. Allen, at home, and seven step-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 11:30 from the Feiser Funeral Home, New Oxford, with the Rev. Paul E. Birt, his pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the Gettysburg National Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday evening after 7 o'clock.

(From THE GETTYSBURG TIMES, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Friday Evening, December 22, 1967)

He was interred in the Gettysburg National Cemetery on December 27, 1967. 
 
Inscription:

WILLIS
CLARE
ALLEN
MICHIGAN
PVT CO A 42 INF
12 DIVISION
WORLD WAR I
NOVEMBER 14 1899
DECEMBER 21 1967
 
Note: Section 2, Row 1, Position 35
 
Burial:
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 2, Site #1399
 
Created by: Karl Stelly
Record added: Jan 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47276342
PVT Willis Clare Allen
Added by: Karl Stelly
 
PVT Willis Clare Allen
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Private, United States Army
- Karl Stelly
 Added: Jun. 15, 2012
Flag of the State of Michigan
- Karl Stelly
 Added: Jun. 14, 2012
42nd U.S. Infantry, United States Army
- Karl Stelly
 Added: Jun. 11, 2012
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