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Last Name:Allen
First Name:James
Middle Initial:R.
Home State:Texas
County or Town:Paint Rock Road, San Angelo, Texas
Year or Date born:
Year or Date died:09/06/1944
Branch of service:Air Forces
Location(s) served:Sanservo airfield in Italy
Where buried?:Florence, Italy
What did you learn with this action?:1) James was a captain of the US army air forces 2)He was in the 309th fighter squadron and in the 31st fighter group 3)His awards were the distingushed Flying cross; and air medal with 2 oak leaf clusters 4) James was the husband of Dortha B. Allen 5) He was a pilot of a P-51B mustang that took off to do air to sea test firing. He was missing in action or possibly buried at sea in Lake Verano
What inspired you about this individual to do something in your life to make a difference?:I learned during this experience to never take life for granted and to Always tell the people I love that I love them. My time at the World War 2 cementary made me want to let more people know about this tradgic time. If people share with just 5 people they know, the lifes of these soldiers can be remembered forever. James Allen was a very brave and honorable man and I know all these soldiers families will be grateful that these soldiers memory will live on.
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