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Joseph ALLEN

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Surname: ALLEN

Forename(s): Joseph

Place of Birth: Ainderby Steeple, Yorkshire

Service No: 28316

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 7th (Service) Battalion

Division: 17th (Northern) Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1917-02-08

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D.

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: EAST WITTON, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Joseph Allen was the son of Thomas and Amelia Allen, née Simpson. Thomas was born at Warlaby and Amelia at Kirby Hill, Yorkshire.

1891 Ainderby Steeple, Yorkshire Census: Joseph Allen, aged 7 years, born Ainderby Steeple, son of Tom and Amelia Allen.

1901 Ainderby Steeple, Yorkshire Census: Joseph Allen, aged 17 years, born Ainderby Steeple, son of Thomas and Amelia Allen.

Joseph was married to Jane Agnes Kendray in 1907.

1911 East Witton, Yorkshire Census: Joseph Allen, aged 27 years, born Ainderby, Yorkshire, husband of Jane Agnes Allen. [Joseph and Jane were living with her father, Paul Kendray, widower.]

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Joseph Allen, 28316, Yorkshire Regiment.

For additional information see: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004, ISBN 1 898941 91 2).

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 17th (Northern) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 17th (Northern) Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: ALLEN

Forename(s): Joseph

Born: Ainderby, Yorkshire

Residence:

Enlisted: Middleham, Yorkshire

Number: 28316

Rank: Private

Regiment: Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Battalion: 7th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 1917-02-08

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: ALLEN

Forename(s): Joseph

Nationality: United Kingdom

Service Number: 28316

Rank: Private

Regiment: Yorkshire Regiment (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own)

Unit: 7th Battalion

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 1917-02-08

Additional Information:

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