Lance Corporal Alfred Henry Allen

Army Number: 26284

Battalion: 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Long Eaton, Derbyshire. Son of Alfred and Sarah Elizabeth Allen, of 62, New Tythe Street, Long Eaton. He lived at 27, Upper Brook Street, Long Eaton. He was a labourer prior to enlisting at Ilkeston on 25th May 1915. He went to France on 6th March 1916, was appointed Lance Corporal on 8th September 1916 and was killed in action, on 13th November 1916 during the attack at St. Pierre Divion, France, during the Battle of the Somme.

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

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Lance Corporal Alfred Henry Allen is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Long Eaton Town Hall War Memorial, Long Eaton, Derbyshire.