CPL James P Allen

CPL James P Allen

Birth
Death 12 Dec 1944
At Sea
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

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Memorial ID 56786590 · View Source
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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until December 13, 1945, 1 year and 1 day after he went missing as was the custom.

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James served as a Corporal & Radio Operator on C-47A #43-30745, 21st Squadron, 374th Troop Carrier Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Morris County, New Jersey prior to the war.

C-47A #43-30745 took off from Biak, Island, Papua New Guinea on a operational mission to Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. They are believed to have crashed at sea for an unknown reason during the war.

James was declared "Missing In Action" in this crash.

Service # 32452854

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Airmen who perished on C-47A #43-30745:

Allen, James P ~ Corp, Radio Operator, NJ
Lindskog, Harvey O ~ Sgt, Engineer, ID
Markoff, Ray D ~ FO, Co-Pilot, OH
Stearns, Hayden E ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, WI

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56786590
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL James P Allen (unknown–12 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56786590, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .