PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Allen, James W., Jr. "Jimmy"
Date of birth: February 5th, 1923 (Hazard-Perry County/Kentucky, United States)
Date of death:  September 20th, 1944 (Lent, the Netherlands)
Nationality:  American
BIOGRAPHY: 
James Allen Jr. was born on February 5th, 1923 as the son to Jim Allen and Birdie Allen. He was a member of 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment and was killed on September 20th, 1944 near the Griftdijk, Lent in the fighting for the Railway viaduct. He lies buried at the Riverside Cemetery, Kentucky.
     
PURPLE HEART
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Unit: Company H, 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Awarded for: Operation Market Garden
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - U.S. Airborne
Information source(s):   - De Gelderlander
- Noviomagus
- Oorlogsdoden Nijmegen
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