Saturday, August 27, 2016
SSG William C. Allen
William joined the National Guard and was a CPL in the Winchester based infantry unit in February 1941 when the unit was federalized. As a member of I Company 116th Infantry he participated in the amphibious landing on D-Day. Wounded on 6 Jun 1944, William did not return to his unit until 29 Jul 1944. SSG Allen was killed in action on 27 Aug 1944.
SSG Allen is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.