Allen, Larry Dean, EN1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary Designator/NEC
EN-0000-Engineman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Engineman
Primary Unit
1966-1967, EN-0000, Commander, Mine Squadron 11/Mine Division 112
Service Years
1958 - 1967
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Golden Dragon
EN-Engineman
Two Hash Marks

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Home State
Colorado
Colorado
Year of Birth
1939
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Yuma, CO
Last Address
Long Beach, CA

Casualty Date
Jan 02, 1967
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Gia Dinh
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Yuma Cemetery - Yuma County, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
13E 107

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 Duty Stations
Commander, Mine Squadron 11/Mine Division 112
  1966-1967, EN-0000, Commander, Mine Squadron 11/Mine Division 112
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Tour Dates
  Jul 18, 2012, General Photos3
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
The Yuma Pioneer January 19, 1967

Larry Dean Allen, Engineman First Class of the United States Navy, husband of Germaine Allen and son of Mrs. Helen Allen, was born August 26, 1939 in Yuma. He spent his childhood in Yuma and was a graduate of the Yuma High School in 1958.

Larry enlisted in the United States Navy in June of 1958 and served for eight and one-half years. He received his boot camp training in San Diego, California and was transferred to the USS. Ely (PCE 880) which was home ported in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. There he met Germaine Luckow whom he married on June 27, 1959. Since his enlistment he had been stationed overseas in the Far East three different times. Before going overseas he was residing in Long Beach, California. He was sent to Vietnam October 25, 1966 and stationed at Nha Be at the time of his death.

Larry is survived by his wife and three children, Diana, 5, Leary, 3, and Michael, seven months; his mother Helen Allen, formerly of Yuma, now living in San Pedro, California; and his sister, Elaine Taylor, who resides in Montgomery, Alabama. He was preceded in death by his father Leary in 1964.
   
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