David Martin Allen

David Martin Allen

Birth
Richland Springs, San Saba County, Texas, USA
Death 24 Apr 1997 (aged 86)
Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA
Burial Marathon, Brewster County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 7728896 · View Source
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David Allen was the son of William Marian Allen and Minnie A Neaves.

Allen enlisted in the US Navy August 2, 1940. He was aboard the USS Penguin , a minesweeper scuttled by her crew after an attack by Japanese aircraft on Dec. 8, 1941, and was captured by the Japanese. Mr Allen was released from the Japanese POW Camp Mukai-Shima, Central Honsky 34-133, September 13, 1945.

Member of Disabled American Veterans and the Ex-POW Association.


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  • Created by: Paula J
  • Added: 2 Aug 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7728896
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Martin Allen (14 Feb 1911–24 Apr 1997), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7728896, citing Marathon Cemetery, Marathon, Brewster County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Paula J (contributor 46489742) .