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Lloyd Clayton Allen

Birth
Jackson County, Minnesota, USA
Death
14 Aug 1989 (aged 82)
Ames, Story County, Iowa, USA
Burial
Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID
160840899 View Source

Capt. Lloyd C. Allen was a officer with the 88th Field Artillery, Philippine Scouts. He was stationed in the Philippines when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. He became a Prisoner of War on April 9, 1942, and took part in the death march. While being transported to Japan, he survived the sinking of the Oryoku Maru on December 15, 1944, by American planes in Subic Bay, Philippines. He also survived the sinking of the Enoura Maru on January 9, 1945, at Takao Formosa.
On a third transport, the Brazil Maru, he made it to Japan. He was held in a POW camp in Japan before being sent to Mukden, Manchuria, in April 1945.

Capt. Lloyd C. Allen was a officer with the 88th Field Artillery, Philippine Scouts. He was stationed in the Philippines when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. He became a Prisoner of War on April 9, 1942, and took part in the death march. While being transported to Japan, he survived the sinking of the Oryoku Maru on December 15, 1944, by American planes in Subic Bay, Philippines. He also survived the sinking of the Enoura Maru on January 9, 1945, at Takao Formosa.
On a third transport, the Brazil Maru, he made it to Japan. He was held in a POW camp in Japan before being sent to Mukden, Manchuria, in April 1945.

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