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Robert P. ALLISON

          

 

 

 

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Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces

Service # O2043752

331st Bomber Squadron, 94th Bomber Group, Heavy

Entered the Service from: 16 October 1940, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania

Hometown: Lackawanna, Pennsylvania

Birth: 24 March 1919, Moscow, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

Died: 17 August 1943

Buried at: Plot A Row 36 Grave 40
Ardennes American Military Cemetery Neuville-en-Condroz, Belgium

Awards: Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart

 

                                        

                                     Picture Rudy Kenis                

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His name is also engraved on the tombstone of his parents on Hollisterville, Wayne County,  Pennsylvania (Picture fromBarbara Grace)

 

2nd Lt Robert P. Allison entered the Service from Pennsylvania. He was cited for öutstanding meritorious achievement in participating in five seperate bombing command missions over enemy territory in continental Europe in which courage, coolness and skill were displayed by officers and men of the unit. Presentation of an Air Medal and Oak Leaf Cluster was made at Moscow, Lackawanna County, to the father of an Air Corps officer who has been reported by the War Department as "Missing in action". Cited for the decorations was 2nd Lt. Robert P. Allison, RD 2, Moscow. The award were presented to the young man's father, George Allison at 2:30 on the afternoon of 1 November 1943 by Capt. Fenton D. Lamb, president of the local Aviation Cadet Board, who was accompanied to the family home by representatives of the Red Corss and military personnel.

(Source: www.fieldsofhonor-database.com )

 

 

       

 

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