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Father: John Allen, born 1853 in Carlton, Notts. Worked as a coal miner. Mother: Elizabeth, born 1861 Pinxton, Derbys. Worked as a grocer. Brothers: Arthur K., born 1882, working as a hosiery frame fitter and John, born November 1900. Sister: Lydia Ann, born in 1889. All the children were born in Nottingham. The family lived at 16 Mabel Street, Nottingham, before moving to 93 Moreland Street, Meadow Lane, Nottingham.
Lace warehouse clerk
24 Oct 1916
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93 Moreland Street, Meadow Lane, Nottingham.
2nd Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Attested December 12. 1915 Physical Development listed as good. Embarked for France 20/07/1916. Posted 2nd Bn Lincolnshire Regt. 29/07/1916. Injured by gunshot wound to head on 23/10/1916 in an attack on Zenith Trench, near Les Boeufs, during the continuing Battle of the Somme. Taken to 24th Field Ambulance, but died 24/10/1916. Grave lost but name commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
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