We remember Edwin Allen

We remember Edwin Allen

Timeline

Timeline

1866
sibling James Allen Source:6640917 1866
1878
sibling Ann Allen Source:6640917 1878
1879
sibling Eliza Allen Source:6640917 1879
1881
sibling Sarah Ann Allen Source:6640917 1881
1883
sibling John Allen Source:6640917 1883
1884
sibling Joseph Allen Source:6640917 1884
1887
sibling Wilfred Allen Source:6640917 1887
1888
birth Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:6640901 22nd June 1888
1888
location 12 Cooperative Street, Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6640901 6th July 1888
1891
location 12 Cooperative Street, Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6640917 5th April 1891
1891
dates Age 2 Source:6640917 5th April 1891
1895
sibling Albert Allen Source:6640946 3rd January 1895
1897
sibling Ethel May Allen Source:6640946 1897
1901
location 12 Cooperative Street, Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6640946 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 12 Source:6640946 31st March 1901
1905
service British Army Private not known Volunteer Force, North Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Volunteer Battalion Source:6640957 20th November 1905 - 31st March 1908
1908
service British Army Private 636 Territorial Force, North Staffordshire Regiment 6th Battalion Source:6640957 6th April 1908 - 9th April 1909
1908
location 1 Chapel Street, Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6640957 6th April 1908
1908
dates Age 19 Source:6640957 6th April 1908
1908
employment Painter F W Mather Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:6640957 6th April 1908
1911
location 'Jolly Crafts', Chapel Street, Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:6640985 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 22 Source:6640985 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Shoemaker Factory Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:6640985 2nd April 1911
1911
marriage Annie Emmanuel Source:6640999 3rd October 1911
1913
children Annie Allen Source:6640999 26th January 1913
1914
children James Kitchener Allen Source:6640999 30th August 1914
1916
enlistment Clipstone Camp United Kingdom Source:6640999 18th September 1916
1916
service British Army Gunner 122598 Royal Garrison Artillery No 4 Depot Source:6640999 18th September 1916 - 3rd February 1917
1916
employment Painter Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:6640999 24th September 1916
1916
dates Age 28 Source:6640999 24th September 1916
1916
location 'Jolly Crafts', Chapel Street, Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom their own address Source:6640999 24th September 1916
1917
service British Army Gunner 122598 Royal Garrison Artillery 359 Siege Battery Source:6640999 3rd February 1917 - 4th April 1918
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6640999 11th June 1917 - 4th April 1918
service British Army Gunner 122598 Royal Garrison Artillery Source:22837
1918
death Died of wounds A shell hit the battery on the evening of 3 April 1918, killing 5 men. Edwin was among the wounded. He was found to be dead on arrival at No 11 Casualty Clearing Station the next morning. Near Ypres Belgium Source:7048092 Source:6640999 4th April 1918
burial Godewaersvelde British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Nord France Source:7048092

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edwin
Initials E
Last Name Allen
Source 22837
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
'Jolly Crafts', Chapel Street, Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
'Jolly Crafts', Chapel Street, Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom their own address known 24th September 1916
1 Chapel Street, Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address known 6th April 1908
12 Cooperative Street, Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address known 6th July 1888
12 Cooperative Street, Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
12 Cooperative Street, Stafford, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 122598 Royal Garrison Artillery Gunner
British Army not known Volunteer Force, North Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Volunteer Battalion Private
British Army 636 Territorial Force, North Staffordshire Regiment 6th Battalion Private
British Army 122598 Royal Garrison Artillery No 4 Depot Gunner
British Army 122598 Royal Garrison Artillery 359 Siege Battery Gunner
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie Allen daughter 26th January 1913
James Kitchener Allen son 30th August 1914
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Allen nee Holdford mother
James Allen father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
James Allen brother 1866
Ann Allen sister 1878
Eliza Allen sister 1879
Sarah Ann Allen sister 1881
Joseph Allen brother 1884
John Allen brother 1883
Wilfred Allen brother 1887
Albert Allen brother 3rd January 1895
Ethel May Allen sister 1897
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie Emmanuel wife 3rd October 1911
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1916-09-24 5'7"

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