Robert Mosby Allen
Buried at the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France (plot I, 3, 36)

“Drew 3” was a US Navy unit that operated the Mulberry Harbor off Gold Beach. This was Mulberry B as Mulberry A was destroyed in a storm in June.

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Mosby Allen, 607 Hickory Street, Clinton, TN.

Clinton Courier News, September 7, 1944
Robert Mosby Allen, Aviation Ordinanceman, 3/c, U.S. Naval Reserve, has been listed among the Naval dead. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Mosby Allen, Clinton. Further details concerning his death have not been learned.

  • Rank: Aviation Ordnanceman Third Class
  • Date of death: 4 August 1944
  • County: Anderson
  • Hometown: Clinton
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: Drew 3
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Top Panel
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