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Person Details
Nottingham
Father: Andrew Allen. Mother: Ellen Allen. Brother: Vinnie. Sisters: Lillian, Agnes, Elsie. They family lived at 8 Ethel Grove, King's Meadow Road, Wilford Road, Meadows, Nottingham.
12 Oct 1917
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Sergeant
Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Following training Sgt. Allen served in France with 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters.. The battalion was involved in the fighting during the Third Battle of Ypres with the 17th Division. Sgt.Allen was killed in action in an attack on Passchendaele on 12/10/1917.His body was never recovered, but his name was commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial.
In memoriam published 11th October 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “ALLEN. — In ever-loving memory of Andrew Allen, killed action October 12th, 1917. Only those that have loved and lost can understand. Sadly missed. — From mother, father, sisters, and brother.” Above in memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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