James J. Allen

Date of Birth: 11/03/1949
Neighborhood: Mayfair
High School: Abraham Lincoln High School
Street: Rowland Ave.
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 11/18/1967
Province of Casualty: Quang Nam
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Panel Row: 9

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Allen, 18, left Thomas Edison High School and worked several jobs before enlisting in the Marine Corps in April 1967. The corporal, a rifleman, died during Operation Allenbrook in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam, on June 5, 1968, after participating in several combat operations with Company C of the 1st Battalion, 27th Marines, 1st Marine Division in the vicinity of Hue and Da Nang. He was survived by his parents, a brother and three sisters.

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