Sergeant Walter H. Allen received the Navy Cross in Feb. 1945 on Iwo Jima serving Company H of the 3rd Battalion 26th Marines.
He was a veteran Marine Parachutist before joining the 5th Marine Division at Camp Pendleton.He was the oldest man in 1st Platoon and he was a true "Old Corps Marine".
He continued his service after the war and served with 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division in Korea.
Technical Sergeant Allen was killed in action by enemy small arms fire on April 23, 1951 and received a posthumous Bronze Star with "V" device.
1940-1940: MCB San Diego, California
1940-1942: NALF San Clemente
1943-1944: 1st Parachute Bn, 1st Parachute Regiment
1944-1946: H Co, 3rd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (3/26)
1947-1947: 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
1951-1951: G Co, 3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)
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