2LT Robert Nye Allen

2LT Robert Nye Allen

Death 3 Oct 1942 (aged 24)
Northern Ireland
Burial Colonie, Albany County, New York, USA
Plot Garden of Memorylawn, 677
Memorial ID 133469052 · View Source
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Killed in Service when B-17F Flying Fortress
#41-24451 struck Oura Hill, Beaghs Mountain, Northern Ireland while in transit to Great Britian. He was the navigator

Killed aboard were:

1st Lt. John A McLean, Pilot
2nd Lt. Leonard L Koebel , Bombardier
Capt. Dale L Lasselle, - Co-Pilot
Capt. George C Wassell, - passenger
Sgt. Robert J Vaughan, - Gunner
Cpl. John N Gibson - Radio operator
Pvt. Justin C Hamblin, - Engineer

Corp. Leon Harrison - Flight Engineer
PFC Norman E. Wicks - Radio Operator

Cenotaph here

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Gravesite Details Buried 1948


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  • Maintained by: Jeni
  • Originally Created by: Janice Hollandsworth
  • Added: 28 Jul 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 133469052
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Robert Nye Allen (5 Jan 1918–3 Oct 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 133469052, citing Memory Gardens Cemetery and Memorial Park, Colonie, Albany County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Jeni (contributor 47733487) .