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Allen Boyd Andrews

Military

Allen Boyd Andrews registered for the draft on 13 February 1942 when he was 20 years old. He was 5' 7 1/2" tall, weighed 140 pounds, had brown hair, blue eyes and a light complexion. His employer was listed as the West Penn Power Company in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. He entered the service on 28 July 1942 from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He enlisted as a Private. He had four years of high school, was single, with dependents and his civilian occupation was listed as: "Semiskilled linemen and servicemen, telegraph, telephone, and power."
He was listed in Frank Guild's book: 'Journey to the Far Shore' as a member of the 84th TCS in 1945. He was also listed in the 437th TCG Association Rosters from 1972 through 1988.

Service

Units served with

  • 437th Troop Carrier Group

    437th Troop Carrier Group

    Group
    Constituted as the 437th Troop Carrier Group on 15 April 1943, it was activated on 01 May 1943 in Dunnellon, FL. They trained with C-46 and C-47 aircraft for duty overseas with the Ninth Air Force. They moved to England during January and February of...

  • 84th Troop Carrier Squadron

Associated Place

  • Ramsbury

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF operational training station, Ramsbury was allocated while under construction to the Eighth Air Force as a transport base. Built during 1942, it had eventually three concrete runways, 28 pan and 24 loop hardstandings, and two T2...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pennsylvania, USA 14 August 1921
Died Pennsylvania, USA 1 February 2000

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 June 2018 10:49:34 jaxticotribute Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

NARA AAD
Findagrave
'Journey to the Far Shore - Frank Guild Jr
437th TCG Association Reunion Books

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