Allen, Carl, Sgt

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
AAF 612-Aerial Gunner
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 332nd Bombardier Squadron, USAAF 8th Army Air Force
Service Years
1943 - 1944


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 21, 1944
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
World War II
Location of Interment
Santa Fe National Cemetery - Santa Fe, New Mexico
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Q, 256

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World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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AAF Aerial Gunner Wings

 Unit Assignments
USAAF 8th Army Air Force
  1943-1944, 332nd Bombardier Squadron, USAAF 8th Army Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. Carl Allen served as a gunner aboard a B-17F (tail number 42-31013) with the 332nd Bombardment Squadron (H), 94th Bombardment Group (H), 8th Air Force, based at RAF Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England (Army Air Force Station 468)

The aircraft was lost and went missing in the morning hours on a mission over Regensburg, Germany on 21 July 1944.  En route, enemy flak hit between the #1 and #2 engines, the wing burst into flames. The aircraft rolled over on to its back, then went into a spin. The ship exploded and crashed in the vicinity of Gilze Rijen, Holland.

2nd Lt. Kenneth L. Gregg, Pilot
2nd Lt. Kenneth E. Smith, co-pilot
2nd Lt. John T. Peterson, navigator
2nd Lt. Joseph J.  George, bombardier
SSgt. JohnG.  Price, top turret gunner
SSgt. Fredrick R.  Kendig, radio operator
Sgt. Joseph M. Nagula, ball turret gunner
Sgt. Walter L. Woolf,, left waist gunner
Sgt. Latham W. Neal, right waist gunner
Sgt. Carl E. Allen, tail gunner

Designated with Missing Air Crew Report (MACR) 7838. Includes the report from German forces who found the aircraft and remains.
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