ALLEN Alfred John

  • First Name(s):
    Alfred 
    John 
  • Surname:
    ALLEN
  • Service Number:
    3486
  • Rank:

    Corporal

  • Conflict:
    WW1
  • Service:
    Army
  • Army Sector:
    Infantry
  • Regiment:
    Worcestershire Regiment
  • Battalion:
    8th Battalion
  • Unit:
    C Company 2nd/8th Battalion
  • Former Units:
    None
  • Date of Death:
    31st July 1916
  • Age At Death:
    23
  • Cause of Death:
    Died of wounds
  • Place of Death:
    Unknown
  • Place of Burial:
    Merville Communal Cemetery, France, Grave XI. B. 15.
  • Place of Birth:
    Unknown
  • Home Town:
    Unknown
  • Casualty's Relatives:

    Son of Alfred and Eliza Allen, of East St., Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

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ALLEN Alfred John Is Named On These Memorials

Notes About The Memorial(s) Listed Above

Worcester St George’s Church, as AJ Allen.

Further Information About ALLEN Alfred John

Enlisted Worcester, resident Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire.

1911 Census
East Street, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire
Alfred Allen, head, age 46, widower, Farm Labourer, born Moreton in March, Gloucestershire
William Allen, son, age 19, Postman, born Moreton in March, Gloucestershire
Alfred John Allen, son, age 17, Railway Porter, G.W.R., born Moreton in March, Gloucestershire
Tommy Passey, age 9, nephew, born Birmingham
Esther Davis, housekeeper, age 46, single, born Wolford, Warwickshire

Death reported in the Great Western Railway staff magazine, reference 1916/10/231. Photo in the Great Western Railway staff magazine, reference 1917/02/39.

Source: http://www.nrm.org.uk/RailwayStories/worldwarone.aspx

Great Western Railway Roll of Honour:
A.J. Allen, Messenger, Traffic Dept, Worcester, Age: 23, Corporal, 2/8th Worcester Regt, Died of Wounds 31/7/1916.

Source: The Great Western Railway in the First World War by Sandra Gittins, 2010

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