Allen, Claude Evans, LTC

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1949-1951, 1542, 5th Cavalry
Service Years
1940 - 1951


Lieutenant Colonel

Three Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Mar 02, 1951
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Korea, South
Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Operation Killer
Location of Interment
Sunset Cemetery - Shelby, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1951, Korean War Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
89th Infantry DivisionArmy GarrisonsHQ, US Army Cadet CommandArmy Garrison Fort Jackson, SC
1st Cavalry Division
  1944-1945, 1542, 89th Infantry Division
  1946-1947, 1542, Army Garrison Fort Benning, GA
  1947-1948, 1542, ROTC Mississippi State University (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1948-1949, 1542, Army Garrison Fort Jackson, SC
  1949-1951, 1542, 5th Cavalry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Operation Killer
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Killed by enemy mortar shrapnel.
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