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Walter E Allen

Military

Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 #4124533. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 365th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-24533 Cherry / Boom Town

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 365BS/305BG [XK-T] Presque Is 19/10/42; Grafton Underwood 25/10/42; Missing in Action 22/6/43 with John Hall, Navigator: Walter Allen, Bombardier: Jim Mause, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jasper Doster, Radio Operator: Leroy Kanetzky ,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Hollland 22 June 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 16205 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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