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Ira R Allen


Crashed 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42110087. Evaded.


Units served with

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

  • 713th Bomb Squadron


Associated Place

  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...


Event Location Date
Born Hyrum, Utah, USA 17 September 1923
Evaded France 1 April 1944
Died Logan, Utah 30 March 1993


Date Contributor Update
05 January 2018 19:00:25 jhwilco Changes to events

Personal knowledge.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:27 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3566 / MACR 3602 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database