|Birth: ||Jul. 1, 1920|
|Death: ||Apr. 15, 1944|
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Territory, India
Allison was the pilot of B-24J #42-100243 assigned to the 10th Air Force, 7th Bombardment Group, 9th Bombardment Squadron. They were part of a formation of planes flying from Pandaveswar airbase to bomb Port Blair in the Andaman Islands when they came under attack by enemy fighters. Their first pass knocked out one of the bomber's engines, the second pass knocked out another. Thereafter the fighters concentrated on the crippled bomber. The plane rapidly lost altitude, crashed into the ocean and exploded. three crew members were able to bail out, but only the navigator survived to become a prisoner of war.
Allison was from Wood County Ohio. His parents were Stanley Truman Allison and Parnell (White) Allison. He received the Silver Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster and the Purple Heart.
Because his body was not recovered, he is memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing.
Note: Entered the service from Ohio.
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
Maintained by: dfr
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56764511
Paul Hyde Schott
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