Emmet County

Sgt. Allen Berven



Iowa’s Honor Roll

Here are more Iowans who have been killed in action. The final line beneath each picture gives the geographical location in which the man was serving. Additional Honor Roll pictures will be carried on future Sundays.

Source: The Des Moines Register, Sunday, December 19, 1943 (photo included)

Allen Calvin Berven was born Apr. 26, 1924 to Jacob and Marie Peterson Berven. He died Aug. 7, 1943 and is buried in Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy.

Sgt. Berven served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 489th Bomber Squadron, 340th Bomber Group, Medium and was KIA and awarded the Purple Heart and Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters.

Source: ancestry.com