Willie Allen (1896-1918)

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:

ALLEN, WILLIE. Lance Corporal. No 17/931. 15/17th Battalion (Leeds Pals) West Yorkshire Regiment. Born 15.6.1896. Son of Mr and Mrs Tom Allen, 34 Industrial Street, Primrose Hill. Worked as a teamer on the railways. Enlisted 5.1.1915. Killed in action, 19.7.1918, aged 22 years. Commemorated on the PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission