We remember William Lynn Allen

We remember William Lynn Allen

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Timeline

Timeline

1871
birth Timperley, Altrincham, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:8069316 Source:8069324 8th May 1871
1881
location West Lynn, Dunham-Massey, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8069324 3rd April 1881
1885
education (Rev. C. Elsee's house) Rugby School Rugby, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:8069316 1885
1893
service British Army Second Lieutenant Border Regiment Source:8069316 September 1893 - 1896
1896
service British Army Lieutenant Border Regiment Source:8069316 1896 - October 1913
1898
marriage Adeline Miriam Dickinson Source:8069319 1898
1901
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8069316 10th September 1901
1902
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8069316 29th July 1902
1913
service British Army Major Border Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8069316 October 1913 - 28th October 1914
1914
dates Age 43 Source:7480633 28th October 1914
1914
death Killed in Action ... signified their wish to surrender... Major Lynn Allen left his trench with two men, and had hardly advanced more than a step or two before the enemy treacherously opened fire" Belgium Source:7480633 Source:8069316 28th October 1914
children Esmond Harcourt Lynn Allen Source:8069322
children Sylvia Pomona Lynn Allen Source:8069322
burial Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7480633
sibling James Lynn Allen Source:8069324
sibling Ellen Lynn Allen Source:8069324
sibling Major Edward Lynn Allen Source:8069324
sibling Major Alfred Lynn Allen Source:8069324
sibling Susan L Allen Source:8069325
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7480633

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Lynn
Initials WL
Last Name Allen,
Source 7480633
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
West Lynn, Dunham-Massey, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 3rd April 1881
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Border Regiment Second Lieutenant
British Army Border Regiment Lieutenant
British Army Border Regiment 2nd Battalion Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DSO British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Esmond Harcourt Lynn Allen son
Sylvia Pomona Lynn Allen daughter
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Bulkeley Allen, Esq. father
Mary mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
James Lynn Allen brother
Ellen Lynn Allen sister
Major Edward Lynn Allen brother
Major Alfred Lynn Allen brother
Susan L Allen sister
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Adeline Miriam Dickinson wife 1898

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Hannah21187
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Hannah21187
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Hannah21187
British Army, Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War 1914-1916 Transcription Hannah21187
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Hannah21187
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Hannah21187
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Hannah21187

External Evidence

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The Bond of Sacrifice: Major William Lynn Allen Hannah21187

Multimedia

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The Bond of Sacrifice: Major William Lynn Allen Hannah21187

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