My Grandfather Alvin Allen’s Military Records

Alvin Allen Army

Alvin Allen – WWII – Army Serial Number: 46 003 402

May 24, 1934-June 15, 1935 –

1. He was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps

To All Whom it May Concern: This is to certify that: Allen Alven CC6-84779, A Member of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Who was enrolled: May 24, 1934 at: Camp Mackinac S-53 (Mich) is Hereby Discharged Therefrom, by reason of: To accept employment Said: Allen Alven was born in: Long Lake in State of Michigan When enrolled he was: 19 years of age and by occupation: a Woodsman he had: Blue Eyes, Lt Brown Hair, Ruddy Complexion and was 5 ft 7 In in height, His color was white Given Under my hand at: Camp Trout Lake F-37 This 1st day of January 1935 By: R. D. Robison, 1st Lt., Air-Res Commanding

Awards: Presidential Award signed by Harry Truman

Note: From Camp Mackinac S-53. He left there and went to the Camp Trout Lake F-37 from June 16, 1935- January1, 1936.
The Project Superintendent Mr. Snyder at Camp Trout Lake “Said that Alvin Allen was a workman employed as Laborer,  a very conscientious and Willing worker of excellent ability. “
He received an Honorable discharge January 1, 1936 from Camp Trout Lake
Note 2: He was a Farmer Feb 1936 -April 1945.  He had a 40 acre Farm where he planted, Cultivated and harvested such crops as corn, potatoes and oats – He used and maintained and repaired Farm Machinery – Cared for and bred livestock and poultry.
  1. He was in the Army from April 26, 1945 to Dec 7, 1945
1. He went to Ft Sheridan, Illinois April 26, 1945 – May 14, 1945.
2. He went to School at Camp Robinson in Arkansas from May 14, 1945 -Sept 8, 1945.
3. Also stationed at Camp Swift, Texas where he received an honorable discharge in from the Army in Dec. 7, 1945.
1. Infantry Replacement Training Center – Camp Robinson Arkansas – May 14 – Sept 8 1945 Pvt. Alvin Allen – Specially qualified for: Rifleman By Frederick McCabe
2. Rifleman MOS 745 – Basic Training MOS 521
He had received a Decorations and Citations and a Victory Medal from WW II.
Dec 7th, 1945 Army of the United States Honorable Discharge
This is to Certify that: Alvin Allen Company “I” 38th Infantry Regiment Army of the United States is hereby Honorable Discharged for the military service of the United States of America.This Certificate is awarded as a testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service to this country.Given at: Separation Point  By: J.E. Schooley Lt. Col., F A Commanding
Alvin & Marion (Griffith) Allen
Easter Sunday 1973
Alvin Allen Application for Dependency Benefits
April 30, 1945 – Address: Route 1 Germfask Michigan
Allen Marian             wife
Griffith Francis          StepChild
Griffith Rosemond   StepChild
Nalett  Annie May   StepChild
Allen   Gracie            Child
**Members of immediate family also served in the WWII**
Allen    William    Curtis Michigan  Army  Brother 28
Allen    Willard            “”               Army  Brother 27
Thayer Edward         “”               Army   1/2-Brother 22

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