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William Glen Allen


Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 42-29536 'Mary Ruth-Memories of Mobile. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

"A man from GA. with big dreams of becoming a salesmen but he was KIA. RIP uncle Glenn" from Walker Allen


Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 401st Bomb Squadron


  • 42-29536

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 3/1/43; Salina 11/1/43; Brookley 8/3/43; Morrison 25/3/43; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-A] Bassingbourn 19/4/43; Missing in Action {7m} Huls 22/6/43 with Ken Brown, Co-pilot: Jim Quenin, Navigator: Vince Bliley, Bombardier: Jim Feerick,...


Event Location Date
Killed in action 22 June 1943
Buried Athens, GA, USA


Date Contributor Update
11 July 2018 11:08:04 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- Walker Allen

Date Contributor Update
06 July 2016 12:08:14 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events, aircraft associations and media associations

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:03 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor