Merlin Raye Allen Missing in Action Vietnam War June 30, 1967 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division

Merlin Raye Allen

Lance Corporal

Unit: 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division

Date of Birth: 22-Oct-46
Date of Death: 30-Jun-67
City: Bayfield
State: WI

Notes: Lance Corporal Allen was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. On June 30, 1967, he was a passenger in a Boeing Sea Knight Cargo Helicopter (CH-46A) being extracted from a point near Phu Bai, South Vietnam, when his aircraft was hit by small arms fire crashed and exploded killing him. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see: http://www.pownetwork.org/bios/a/a357.htm

Did you know Merlin Ray Allen? Did you serve with him? Did you wear his bracelet? Do you have a story of him or photo to share?  If you can answer yes to any of those questions, please leave a comment, so all can know that he has not been forgotten.

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