Allen, Woodrow Hugh, PO1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
AMM-0000-Aviation Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Machinist's Mate
Primary Unit
1942-1943, AMM-0000, USS Kitty Hawk (AKV-1)
Service Years
1939 - 1943
AMM-Aviation Machinist's Mate
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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
McKinney, Collin County, Texas
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Sep 04, 1943
 
Cause
Not Specified
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Pacific
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Q 0 40

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  1942-1943, AMM-0000, USS Kitty Hawk (AKV-1)

AMM-Aviation Machinist's Mate

From Month/Year
September / 1942

To Month/Year
- / 1943

Unit
USS Kitty Hawk (AKV-1) Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer First Class

NEC
AMM-0000-Aviation Machinist's Mate

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Kitty Hawk (AKV-1) Details

USS Kitty Hawk (AKV-1)

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Kitty Hawk-class

Strength
Amphibious

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: May 30, 2017
   
Memories For This Unit

Chain of Command
USS Kitty Hawk (AKV-1) was a cargo ship and aircraft transport that served during World War II. USS Kitty Hawk (APV-1/AKV-1), formerly SS Seatrain New York, was built in 1932 by Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Corporation of Chester, Pennsylvania for Seatrain Lines, Inc.

Other Memories
Woodrow Allen survived five major battles at sea in the Pacific including the sinking of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in the South Pacific where he was decorated for bravery. Woodrow was killed almost a year later in an explosion aboard another ship near New Georgia Island in the Pacific on 4 Sept. 1943.

   
   
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USS Kitty Hawk (APV-1/AKV-1)
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USS Kitty Hawk (AKV-1)

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