1/Lt. Raymond G. Allen


(F. Birtciel)

1/Lt. Raymond G. Allen

343rd FS - 22 March 1945 - End Of War

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CY-A 44-13350 "Merrimack"

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List

Not Known

Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed
Damaged  
Score Detail 09 April 1945  Me-410 destroyed (ground) Munich-Brunnthal Landing Ground
16 April 1945  (.5)BV-140 destroyed (ground) Lake Chiem
Notes ASN - 0-834927
22 March 1945 - Joined 343rd Fighter Squadron
April 1945 - Awarded the Air Medal
May 1945 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
Home of record, Ravenna, Ohio
Known as 'Griff'
Crew, Cpl. Joseph (Joe) J. McGraw.
Joe was also Ray's best man at his wedding in Lansing, Michigan.  Ray married Mary McCarthy, the inspiration behind his P-51's name.
Ray passed away on 09th December 1990.
Awards
Memories 'Allen was assigned to Strauch's flight, but flew most of the time with my flight and a good little pilot.  He took my CY-A after I finished on April 17th.'
(Frank Birtciel)
   

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