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Roderick Random Allen

  • Birth 29 Jan 1894 Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, USA
  • Death 1 Feb 1970 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 1, Lot 145-K
  • Memorial ID 9100526

United States Army General. During World War II, he served first as the commanding officer of Combat Command A, 4th Armored Division, then as commanding general of the 20th Armored Division, then finally as commanding general of the 12th Armored Division. After the war, he served as the commander of the 1st Armored Division in Italy and Germany. He also served as the Chief Operations Officer, United States Forces Europe, Director of Intelligence Army Ground Forces and commanding general of the 3rd Armored Division. During the Korean War, he served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for the Far East Command and the commanding general of the XVI Corps. He retired in 1954.

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  • Originally Created by: Barry Charles
  • Added: 14 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9100526
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roderick Random Allen (29 Jan 1894–1 Feb 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9100526, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .