Roy Allen

Date of Birth: 12/24/1947
Neighborhood: Kensington
High School: Thomas Edison High School
Street: E. Hazzard St.
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: CPL
Date of Casualty: 05/05/1968
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 1
Panel Row: 12

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The 20-year-old Army corporal attended Overbrook High School and painted cars and trucks before entering the service in August 1967. Allen, an Army "Pioneer" scout, joined Company B of the 8th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), in Vietnam a week before Christmas Day 1967 and was killed in action on Feb. 26, 1968. He was survived by his parents, two younger brothers and three younger sisters.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial