Colonel Allen was General Allen’s son, Henry T. Jr. A graduate of Harvard in 1913, he had been commissioned in 1917. He was cited for gallantry with the 90th Division during World War I and remained in the Army after the war, retiring as a Colonel in 1946.
As a Captain, Allen was selected from the American Forces in Germany to be a member of the 1920 U.S. Army Olympic Equestrian Team. He competed in the individual jumping competition at the 1920 Games.
ALLEN, HENRY TUREMAN
- DATE OF BIRTH: 08/11/1889
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/21/1971
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 4005-B-1
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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