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Major, Judge Advocate Genl., 31st and 3rd Divs., Div. Staff. Son of Judge Oliver H. and Sarah C. Allen, of Wayne County. Entered service May 15, 1917, at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. (R. O. T. C.) Sent to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C., August, 1917. Transferred to Camp Wheeler, December, 1917. Sent over sea to Brest, Oct. 8, 1918. Promoted to Capt., F. A., Aug. 1, 1917. Promoted to Major Judge Advocate, December, 1917, at Meuse-Argonne. Was Captain and Adjutant 113th F. A. from August, 1917, to December, 1917. Overseas with 31st Div. and transferred to 3rd Div. as Div. Judge Advocate. Superior Provost Commander for Kreis of Mogen (Germany) from December, 1918, to June, 1919. Returned to USA July 31, 1919. Mustered out at Washington, D. C., Aug. 3, 1919.