Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Marvin Allen was born in
Sheridan, Grant County, Arkansas on April 25, 1925. He was
into the Army on September 11, 1943 at Little Rock, Arkansas. His home of residence was listed as
Grant County, Arkansas and his civilian occupation was listed as Farm Hands, General Farms.
He had completed grammar school and was single with no depemdents. His religion was listed
Sergeant Allen was killed in
action in France in the area near St. Lô on July 31, 1944 during
the breakout from Normandy.
Marvin Allen was buried in the
temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
La Cambe Cemetery, Isigny, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Arkansas.
Bethel South Cemetery
Grave monument for Marvin Allen
(Note the inscription misspelled as "SANLOE".
It should read "St. Lô".)
Photo by CJ from the Find A Grave website
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