Paul James AllenCorporal
VMO-6, MAG-36, 1ST MAW
United States Marine Corps
12 November 1946 - 11 April 1968
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The database page for Paul James Allen
Your legacy lives on in the lives of your mother, brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.
We thank you for your sacrifice and entrust you to the Lord's care.
From a niece.
A Note from The Virtual WallIn the early morning hours of 11 April 1968, an H-34 helicopter of HMM-163 launched on a med-evac mission. The H-34 was escorted by two UH-1 gunship helicopters from VMO-6.
After picking up four wounded Marines from near Khe Sanh, the H-34 and its escorts proceeded toward Dong Ha. While enroute, a mid-air collision occurred between the H-34 and the lead UH-1 when the UH-1, which was in trail, came into contact with the H-34. Both aircraft crashed and burned near the abandoned refugee camp at Cam Lo. The casualties included
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 29 May 2006
Last updated 06/09/2006