Private Sydney Allard

Army Number: 16810

Battalion: 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment

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Born at lived at Stafford, Staffordshire. Grandson of Thomas and Sarah Allard, of 11 Queen Street, Stafford. He was a house painter prior to enlisting at Leek, Staffordshire, and went to France on 27th August 1915. He was killed in action, 1st July 1916, in the attack on the German positions at Ovillers, France, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10C, 10D and 11D

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Private Sydney Allard is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Stafford War Memorial, Stafford.