John Allan (1877-1921)

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An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

ALLAN, JOHN. Private. No 305672. Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 31.7.1877 at West Richmond Street, Edinburgh. Worked as a sheet-metal worker. Married to Mrs Jemima Allan, 17 Mills Row, Castlegate, Huddersfield. 3 children. Enlisted 25.9.1914. Died 11.1.1921 at 17 Mills Row, Castlegate, from valvular disease of the heart and tuberculosis.