Private John Allen, G/15030

  • Batt - 11
  • Unit - Royal Sussex Regiment
  • Section -
  • Date of Birth - 1891
  • Died - 01/08/1917
  • Age - 26

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Source: Michael Doyle Their Name Liveth For Evermore: The Great War Roll of Honour for Leicestershire and Rutland.
He was the son of Henry Allen a Gas Works Carter, born 1858 in Camm, Gloucestershire and his wife Mary, born 1858 in Southwell, Nottinghamshire. John was a Hosiery Basket Maker and was born in 1891 in Loughborough, Leicestershire, his siblings were Kate, born 1892, Lilian, born 1895, Henry, born 1898 and Herbert, born 1901, all his siblings were born in Loughborough, Leicestershire, in 1911 the family home was at 43, Granville Street, Leicestershire. John was the husband of Edith Rose Allen.

Leicestershire Project Findings
  • Conflict - World War I
  • Burial Place - Ii R 22, Divisional Collecting Post Cemetery And Extension
  • Other Memorials - Loughborough Carillon, War Memorial Bell Tower
Research from Michael Doyle's Their Name Liveth For Evermore
  • Unit - Royal Sussex Regiment
  • Cause of death - KILLED IN ACTION
  • Burial Commemoration - Divisional Collecting Post Cem. Ext., Boesinghe, Belgium
  • Born - Loughborough, Leics
  • Enlisted - Loughborough, Leics
  • Place of Residence - 10 New Street, Barrow Upon Soar, Leicestershire, England

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