1st Lt. Hollis G. Allen

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1st Lt. Hollis G. Allen, a resident of Jacksboro, TX was captured with the 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery unit in Java. He was among POWs sent to Japan, Manchuria, and Korea to work on various Japanese wartime projects. At the end of WWII, he was promoted to the rank of Captain. Author of the book, “The Lost Battalion” (1963), Capt. Allen returned to Texas after the war and remained there until the time of his death in June 1972.