08.08.1944 No 368th Fighter Squadron Mustang P51B 42-106867 CV-I 2nd Lt. John C. Allen
Operation: Ramrod, Lisieux, France
Date: 8th August 1944 (Tuesday)
Unit: No. 368th Fighter Squadron 359th Fighter Group
Type: P51B Mustang
Serial: 42-106867 "Pegelin"
Base: East Wretham, Thetford, Norfolk
Location: Breteuil, France
Pilot: 2nd Lt John C. Allen O-815629 USAAF Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Understood to have been shot down by a Fw190 flown by Uffz. Otto Horch 4/JG26 during a Ramrod sortie - we welcome any further information on this loss.
2nd Lt John C Allen. Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, France. Plot A. Row 22. Grave 11. Next of kin details not available - are you able to assist?
Researched Michel Beckers for Aircrew Remembered - October 2016. With thanks to Peter Harley and Andy Anderson for photographs.