PFC Dan Steven Allen

PFC Dan Steven Allen

Birth
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Death 21 Aug 1966 (aged 18)
Quảng Trị, Quảng Trị, Vietnam
Burial Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Section Z
Memorial ID 39014471 · View Source
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PFC Allen #2212133
MOS:0341 Mortarman.

Dan was born in Knoxville and lived there all
of his life until he enlisted in the Marines 21
February 1966,at a Knoxville Recruiting
Office.
When he arrived in Vietnam Dan was assigned
to Golf Company,2nd Battalion,4th Marine
Regiment,3rd Marine Division.During Operation
Prairie Golf Company was in a night defensive
position,3 kilometers north of Thon Khe(the
Rockpile.Dan was checking the perimeter lines
when a Marine on watch mistook Dan for the
enemy and fired M16 at Dan.Dan died as a
result of a gunshot wound to the neck area
exiting the face.
Tour of duty unknown.
Survived by his parents,Edgar Plimpton &
Vivian Dora Allen of 1140 Baker Ave,Knoxville,
TN.


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  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: Jeff Berry
  • Added: 3 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39014471
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Dan Steven Allen (20 Jan 1948–21 Aug 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39014471, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .