Allen Boyd Andrews registered for the draft on 13 February 1942 when he was 20 years old. He was 5' 7 1/2" tall, weighed 140 pounds, had brown hair, blue eyes and a light complexion. His employer was listed as the West Penn Power Company in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. He entered the service on 28 July 1942 from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He enlisted as a Private. He had four years of high school, was single, with dependents and his civilian occupation was listed as: "Semiskilled linemen and servicemen, telegraph, telephone, and power."
He was listed in Frank Guild's book: 'Journey to the Far Shore' as a member of the 84th TCS in 1945. He was also listed in the 437th TCG Association Rosters from 1972 through 1988.
Units served with
Constituted as the 437th Troop Carrier Group on 15 April 1943, it was activated on 01 May 1943 in Dunnellon, FL. They trained with C-46 and C-47 aircraft for duty overseas with the Ninth Air Force. They moved to England during January and February of...
Military site : airfield
Planned as an RAF operational training station, Ramsbury was allocated while under construction to the Eighth Air Force as a transport base. Built during 1942, it had eventually three concrete runways, 28 pan and 24 loop hardstandings, and two T2...
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