Lance Corporal Arthur William Allen

Lance Corporal Arthur William Allen

Army Number: 12273

Battalion: 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born in Nottingham. Son of Ernest William and Annie Allen, 46, Sandon Street, New Basford, Nottingham. He enlisted at Nottingham and went to France on 11th November 1914 and was killed in action on 13th June 1915, whilst serving in the trenches near Verlorenhoek Road, Ypres, Belgium.

Buried Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery, Belgium. Row BI, Grave 18

Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery, Belgium.

Lance Corporal Arthur William Allen is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Augustine’s Church War Memorial (housed at St. Leodegarius Church), Old Basford, Nottingham.
Nottingham Central Methodist Mission (housed in the Albert Hall) Nottingham.
High Pavement Boys Grammar School War Memorial, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.