Duane D. Allen

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NAME:
Duane D. Allen
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
564655
HOME OF RECORD:
Unknown
NEXT OF KIN:
Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH:
Unknown
SERVICE DATES:
1944 – 1946
DATE OF DEATH:
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
None Served B/1/24 604 Private
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Private First Class

Duane Allen began his career in the Marine Corps as a teenager on inactive reserve duty in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1944. He trained at Parris Island and Camp Lejeune before being assigned to the 39th Replacement Draft in January 1945.

Private Allen joined Company B, 24th Marines, when the company returned from the battle of Iwo Jima. He trained as a machine gunner, but the war ended before he saw combat.

Allen was transferred to the 18th Service Battalion and attained the rank of Private First Class by the time of his discharge in the summer of 1946.

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