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Robert K Allen

Military

Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 60 missions in P-51's. Released from service in 1945.

Awards: DFC, AM ( 7 OLC), WWII Victory.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 384th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Racine, WI, USA 5 September 1920
Lived in New York, NY, USA 1940
Assigned Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31, UK 26 September 1944 – March 1945

Assigned to 384FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

End of War Europe March 1945

End of War.

Promoted Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31, UK March 1945

Promoted to Captain.

Buried Schuylerville, NY 12871, USA March 2002

Gerald B H Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
Schuylerville
Saratoga County
New York, USA.

Died Schenectady, NY, USA 20 March 2002

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 July 2016 19:29:27 Al_Skiff Changes to highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=15027
https://www.fold3.com/page/47095482_robert_k%20allen/details/
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Allen&GSfn=Robert&...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:29:04 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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