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
Training:
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.
 
Certificates:
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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