Veterans' Memorial Project

Edward Amende Allen Jr.

Bradenton, FL

World War II

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: Attended 1941

Service Branch: Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 06/01/1922

Date of Death: 01/02/1945

Affiliations: Delta Kappa Epsilon

Lt. Allen served with the 15th Tank Battalion, 6th Armored Division. He went into France on D-Day and was killed during the Battle of the Bulge. He is buried at Plot K Row 35 Grave 32 at Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold, France. He was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

-taken from Illinois Alumni News, January, 1946, and Web site above

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