CHANNING ALLEN Jr.

Company A 1/22 Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 02/16/1967

 

 

 

Army - PFC - E3

Age: 24
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Aug 25, 1942
From: ALBERTSON, NY
Religion: PROTESTANT
Marital Status: Single

PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service
4th Infantry Division
MOS: 11B20: Infantryman
Length of service 1 years
His tour began on Jul 21, 1966
Casualty was on Feb 16, 1967
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was recovered

Panel 15E - Line 38

 

Channing Allen was killed in a battle with NVA forces during Operation Sam Houston, at grid reference YA598614,
approximately 27 kilometers west/northwest of Plei Djereng airfield.

 

 

 

PFC Channing Allen's decorations

 

Channing is also eligible to receive the Conspicuous Service Cross
from the State of New York

 

 

 

Channing Allen at base camp in Vietnam

 

 

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Channing Allen was a 1961 graduate of the Eastern Military Academy in Connecticut.
Below are his accomplishments and ribbons while at the Academy:

Channing Allen

 

 

Photo of Channing Allen and accomplishments from the Eastern Military Academy yearbook the "Saber"

courtesy of BILL CARRABA

 

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Below is a Reader's Digest article about Channing:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos and documents courtesy of Channing Allen's older brother, Jefferson F. Allen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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