Jack Allen

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Jack Allen (decd. 2015) was born in Cortland, NY. Before enlisting in the military, he graduated from high school in Newark Valley, NY in June 1947. During his service period, he went to Inchon in September 1950. He served in H Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Regiment as a corporal, and he had transitioned to SSgt by the time of his discharge. He was a field telephone wireman, and participated in the Inchon Landing Recapture of Kimpo Airfield and Recapture of Seoul from September 15, 1950 to October 11, 1950. Allen was in action against enemy aggression in Chosin Reservoir and Koto - RI area of Korea – from November 27, 1950 to December 11, 1950. For his commitments, he received a Purple Heart, Good Conduct, Navy OCC with European Clasp, Korea Service Medal with 1 Clasp, and Presidential Unit Citation with 1 clasp.

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Jack Allen and his family

USS Worchester




List of awards for Jack Allen's service in the U.S. Marince Corps (1)

List of awards for Jack Allen's service in the U.S. Marince Corps (2)

Presidental Unit Citation (1)

Presidental Unit Citation (2)

Presidental Unit Citation (1)

Presidental Unit Citation (2)

Jack and Alice Allen's wedding

Authority for Discharge

Report of seperation from The Armed Forces of the United States

Forzen Chosin- U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir (book cover)

Forzen Chosin- U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir (page 6)

Forzen Chosin- U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir (page 24)

Forzen Chosin- U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir (page 25)

Forzen Chosin- U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir (page 41)

Forzen Chosin- U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir (page 48)

Forzen Chosin- U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir (page 54)

Forzen Chosin- U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir (page 57)

Forzen Chosin- U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir (page 69)

Forzen Chosin- U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir (page 78)

Forzen Chosin- U.S. Marines at the Changjin Reservoir (page 79)

Newspaper articles of Jack Allen

Honorable Discharge (front)

Honorable Discharge (back)

Report of seperation from The Armed Forces of the United States (front)

Report of seperation from The Armed Forces of the United States (back)

Service Record (cover)

Service Record (1)

Service Record (2)

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Letter from Northeast New York state Chapter of the Chosin few (envelope)

Letter from Northeast New York state Chapter of the Chosin few