Tuesday, October 9, 2018
PVT Ralph Ellsworth Allen
Ralph was drafted in May 1918 and assigned to the 4th Recruit Company at Fort Slocum, New York. He was transferred to the 4th Recruit Company 58th Infantry Brigade at Camp McClellan, Alabama 7 to 10 May 1918. On 11 May 1918 PVT Allen was assigned to F Company 116th Infantry. Killed in action 9 Oct 1918.
He is buried in the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery. His father, Orin Philip Allen served as a PVT in the 14th Regiment of Maine Volunteer Infantry (1862-1865) during the Civil War .