Allen, Wallace Frank

Individual Personnel Data
Name Allen, Wallace Frank   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 35727131   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #88 dated 11 May 1944
Duty Flexible Gunner / Tail Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 24 July 1944
There is no record of a MACR documenting this loss
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Oakwood Cemetery, Traverse City, Michigan
Additional Information
  • Promoted from Sergeant to Staff Sergeant on SO #139 dated 16 July 1944.
  • Killed by flak, returned in aircraft.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Peck, Harland KPilotCT
2nd Lt. Jennings, William CorneliusCo-pilotCT
Flt. Ofcr. Bell, Albert (NMI)NavigatorCT
Flt. Ofcr. Twomey, Jeremiah (NMI)BombardierCT
SGT. Rancatore, Frank JTogglierCT
SGT. Algase, Max LouisRadio Operator / GunnerCT
SGT. Sunshine, Morris Hyman, "Morry"Engineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Chapmon, William T, "Oakie"Ball Turret GunnerCT
S/SGT. Hunter, George FilmoreTail GunnerCT
SGT. Allen, Wallace FrankFlexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 22 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
113 23 May 1944 Target: Nancy/Essey Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Tail Gunner 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
114 24 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Military Installations
Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑37792 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
115 25 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Sarreguemines and Blainville-sur-l'Eau, France
Tail Gunner 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
116 27 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
117 28 May 1944 Target: Junkers Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
119 29 May 1944 Target: Focke-Wulf Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Krzesiny District, Poznań, Poland
Tail Gunner 42‑97273 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron deputy, low group.
Sortie Report
124 3 June 1944 Target: Coastal Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Le Touquet, France
Tail Gunner 42‑102601 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
125 4 June 1944 Target: Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (Boulogne area), France
Tail Gunner 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
Low group flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
126 5 June 1944 Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Tail Gunner 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
128 6 June 1944 Target: Two Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Caen, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
M squadron.
Sortie Report
131 8 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (41C) & Loire River Railroad Bridge (41D)
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
Tail Gunner 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
41D Group.
Sortie Report
132 10 June 1944 Target: Chateau Bougon Airfield (41A) & Vannes Airfield (41B)
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nantes & Vannes, France
Tail Gunner 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
133 12 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge 48°32'N,2°0'W
Type: Transportation
Location: La Vicomté-sur-Rance, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Flying spare, joined formation.
Sortie Report
134 13 June 1944 Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Tail Gunner 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron deputy, lead group.
Sortie Report
137 16 June 1944 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron deputy, lead group.
Sortie Report
138 18 June 1944 Target: Ölwerke Julius Humbles
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
High group, 41st B wing.
Sortie Report
142 21 June 1944 Target: Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑107058 Aborted mission after taking off.
Lead group. Turned back at 0815 hrs due to failure of #2 engine.
Sortie Report
143 22 June 1944 Target: V-2 Storage & Launch Site
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Wizernes, France
Tail Gunner 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
145 24 June 1944 Target: German Vacuum Oil Company
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Oslebshausen (Bremen area), Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
146 25 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Tail Gunner 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
153 7 July 1944 Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
High group, 41st A wing.
Sortie Report
156 12 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
164 24 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: La Chapelle en Juger & Hébécrevon, France
Tail Gunner 42‑102500 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead, low group.
Sortie Report

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