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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private
Service Years
1917 - 1918
MOS
293-Chemical Engineer
Home State
Kansas
Private



Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
France
Conflict
World War I
Oct 31, 1918
Service to 1918
30th Engineer Battalion
30th Engineer Battalion
Rank
Private
Location
Argonne - France
MOS
082-Stationary Engineer
Comments
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Private
1918 - 1918
US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Rank
Private
Location
Argonne - France
MOS
293-Chemical Engineer
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Private
1918 - 1918
Basic Training (Fort Bliss, TX)
School
Basic Training (Fort Bliss, TX)
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1918
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
"Was badly gassed Oct 2, 1918 and Oct 15, 1918. Being a chemical engineer, he enlisted in the chemical and flame service ans was stationed at Charpentry in the Argonne, when he was killed in action." ... More
1918
Army Wound Ribbon (WWI)
Criteria
The Wound Ribbon was to be awarded to each officer or enlisted man who was "honorably wounded in action."
Description
Last Known Activity
Not Specified

Comments/Citation
Name: ALLEN, Fred L.
Rank: Private
DOB: Mar 15, 1886
POB: Greenleaf,KS
MOS: Chemical Engineer
NOK: Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Allen, Tonkawa, OK
DOE Active Duty: O... 
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1918
WWI Victory Medal
Devices : Silver Star Gallantry Device
Criteria
The World War I Victory Medal was awarded for military service during the First World War. It was awarded for active service between April 6, 1917, and November 11, 1918; for service with the American... More
Comments
Discharged: Circa October 1918
Reason: Killed in Action, Charpentry in the Argonne, France.
Speciality MOS: Chemical and Flame Service
1918
World War I
Description
The United States of America declared war on the German Empire on April 6, 1917. The U.S. was an independent power and did not officially join the Allies. It closely cooperated with them militarily bu... More
Memories
"Being a chemical engineer, he enlisted in the chemical and flame service and was stationed at Charp... More
1918 - 1918
Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 1
Description
During the initial phase (26 September-3 October) the First Army advanced through most of the southern Meuse-Argonne region, captured enemy strong points, seized the first two German defense lines, an... More
Memories
"Being a chemical engineer, he enlisted in the chemical and flame service and was stationed at Charp... More
1918 - 1918
US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Rank
Private
MOS
293-Chemical Engineer
Comments
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Private
1917 - 1918
Service from 1917

 
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