Allen, Frank Albert, Jr., MG

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Major General
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1950-1952, 00GD, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division
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1917 - 1956
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BG Frank Albert Allen, Jr. 
(1896 - 1979)

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 19, 1896. Attended Kenyon College 1914 - 1917. Commissioned in the Infantry Reserve in August 1917.

With the 77th Field Artillery in France during World War I, participating in the Aisne-Marne, St. Michael and Meuse-Argonne offensives.

Professor of military science and tactics at Norwich University 1921 - 1923. Aide to Major General Dennis E. Nolan April 1926 - July 1933.

Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1936 and the Army War College in 1940.  Battalion and regimental commander in 5th Armored Division October 1941 - August 1942. Commander of Combat Command "A" in 9th Armored Division August 1942 - June 1943.

Brigadier General in September 1942. Commander of Combat Command "B" in North Africa June 1943-July 1944. Chief of Public Relations at General Eisenhower's headquarters September 1944 - July 1945. Commanding General of 3rd Armored Division July 1945 - November 1945.

Retired in November 1956.

Decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, three Silver Stars, the Distinguished Flying Cross, two Bronze Stars and two purple Hearts. Died on November 20, 1979.

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MG United States Army  
DATE OF BIRTH: 06/19/1896
DATE OF DEATH: 11/20/1979
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   1950-1952, 00GD, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division

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Hinds, John, MG, (1918-1956) USA 00GC Major General
Palmer, Charles Day, GEN, (1924-1962) USA 00GC Major General
Trudeau, Arthur Gilbert, LTG, (1924-1962) USA 00GC Major General
Allen, Richard L., LTC, (1945-1968) IN 1542 Captain
Fuson, Herschel Everett, CPT, (1943-1951) AR 1204 Captain
Vanderploeg, Richard, CPT, (1942-1951) FA 1193 Captain
Walker, Robert Benjamin, CPT, (1944-1950) IN 1542 Captain
Dallas, Frank J., LTC, (1942-1970) IN 1543 First Lieutenant
Hendry, John, COL, (1947-1978) AR 1210 First Lieutenant
Wadleigh, John C., 1LT, (1942-1950) IN 1542 First Lieutenant
Wagner, Robert Anthony, 1LT, (1950-1953) FA 1193 First Lieutenant
Boswell, Henry, MAJ, (1940-1963) CV 1620 Second Lieutenant
Mayo, Green, 2LT, (1944-1951) IN 1542 Second Lieutenant
Woo, Theodore Remington, 2LT, (1944-1951) IN 1542 Second Lieutenant
McCammon, Paul, CW2, (1941-1962) OD 014 Sergeant First Class
Hilgenberg, Earl Edward, SFC, (1946-1951) QM 3060 Sergeant First Class
Rushing, Curtis, SFC, (1945-1953) MD 910.10 Sergeant First Class
Wagner, Burton Ales, SFC, (1944-1950) EN 3729 Sergeant First Class
Wood, Paul Leroy, SFC, (1943-1951) EN 3729 Sergeant First Class
Duna, Daniel, SSG, (1950-1974) IN 1812 Staff Sergeant
Soto, Angel, SPC, (1990-1996) AR 19K10 Specialist
Stamer, Francis Harold, M/Sgt, (1950-1950) IN 1812 Master Sergeant
Valera, Bob Soriano, M/Sgt, (1942-1953) IN 1745 Master Sergeant
Vantre, Thomas Robert, M/Sgt, (1937-1950) IN 1812 Master Sergeant
Rogers, Benny Don, T/Sgt, (1947-1950) IN 1745 Technical Sergeant
Roy, Charles Anthony, T/Sgt, (1945-1951) FA 3844 Technical Sergeant
Akins, William, T/Sgt, (1940-1950) MD 1666 Staff Sergeant
Archambeault, Richard John, Sgt, (1948-1950) IN 111.1 Sergeant
Bunchuk, Frank, Sgt, (1950-1950) IN 4745 Sergeant
Di Renzo, Agostino, Sgt, (1940-1950) IN 1812 Sergeant
Jones, Ronald, SFC, (1949-1952) IN 1745 Sergeant
Kennedy, William, Sgt, (1949-1951) IN 1745 Sergeant
McDonough, Thomas, Sgt, (1948-1953) IN 4745 Sergeant
Shelton, Ralph Whitfield, MAJ, (1948-1968) IN 1745 Sergeant
Van Slyke, John F., Sgt, (1948-1950) IN 1745 Sergeant
Walker, Charles, Sgt, (1946-1950) AR 4733 Sergeant
Walker, James Kenneth, Sgt, (1943-1951) AR 3795 Sergeant
Wall, Doyle Belton, Sgt, (1946-1950) IN 4745 Sergeant
White, John Hershel, Sgt, (1947-1950) IN 4745 Sergeant
Bart, Davey Harvey, Cpl, (1950-1951) IN 4745 Corporal
Baylor, Stanley, Sgt, (1948-1950) IN 4745 Corporal
Blazejewski, Edward, Cpl, (1949-1950) MD 4123 Corporal
Bonner, William, Cpl, (1946-1951) MD 2861 Corporal
Boody, Clem, Cpl, (1944-1950) SC 4641 Corporal
Clark, Gene, Sgt, (1950-1950) AG 4055 Corporal
Connell, Henry D., Cpl, (1949-1950) IN 4745 Corporal
Espey, Dougall H, Sgt, (1948-1950) IN 4745 Corporal
Hillhouse, Don, Cpl, (1950-1953) IN 1812 Corporal
Kennedy, William, Sgt, (1949-1951) IN 4761 Corporal
King, Martin Allen, Cpl, (1950-1951) IN 111.1 Corporal
Nemec, Stephen Pete, Cpl, (1949-1950) IN 4745 Corporal
Nichols, Charles E., Cpl, (1947-1950) IN 4745 Corporal
Onley, Claude Aloysius, SFC, (1949-1967) IN 4745 Corporal
Phillips, Virgil, Sgt, (1944-1950) IN 4745 Corporal
Reagan, Thomas Walter, Cpl, (1950-1953) EN 3729 Corporal
Rix, James Cordie, Cpl, (1949-1950) IN 4745 Corporal

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