Private Francis Allen

Durham Light Infantry

Died: Wednesday 8 November 1916 (aged 37)

Connected records

Record:
ALLEN, FRANCIS
Additional information:
Son of Francis James and Mary Ann Allen; husband of Sarah Johnson (formerly Allen), of 3, Hutchinson St., Middlesbrough. Native of Chilton, Ferryhill, Co. Durham.
Cemetery:
DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Cemetery/memorial reference:
IV. B. 7.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Allen
Context:
promotion
Date:
4 Nov 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Buffs (East Kent Regiment). (page 125)
Name:
Lieutenant Allen
Context:
promotion
Date:
4 Nov 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Buffs (East Kent Regiment). (page 125)
Name:
Lieutenant R B Allen
Context:
departed_training
Date:
10 Nov 1916
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 3 Dragoon Guards (page 399)