Charles S. Allen

Korean War
Service #O-289048
RankLieutenant Colonel U.S. Army
Date of DeathSeptember 26 1952
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Lieutenant Colonel Allen was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Lieutenant Colonel Allen was the Commanding Officer of the 811th Engineer Aviation Construction Battalion, responsible for the construction and maintenance of Kimpo Airfield (K-14), South Korea. He was Killed in Action when his jeep struck an enemy mine on September 26, 1952.