Percy Victor Allen

Surname: Allen
Other names: Percy Victor
Other people in this story:
Henry Allen
Matilda Ann Allen (nee Flower)
Clara Bartlett
William Henry Allen
Locations in this story:
East Knoyle, Wiltshire
Kilburn, Middlesex
West Hampstead, Middlesex

Percy Victor Allen was born in East Knoyle, Wiltshire, on 8 Oct 1897 and baptised there on 27 Oct 1897 the son of Henry Allen and Matilda Ann Allen (nee Flower).  He lived all his early life at 54 Underhill, East Knoyle.  He had enlisted on 7 Sep 1914 and joined the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment as a Private (Service No. 2513).  He served in the UK only and was discharged as being unfit for further service due to Rheumatism on 20 Jul 1916 and awarded a small pension which ceased after 1923.  There is no evidence that he was awarded any medals.   He married Clara Bartlett at St. Mary's Church, Kilburn, Middlesex, on 15 Apr 1922.   By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 142 Maygrove Road, West Hampstead, Middlesex, working for Hampstead Borough Council.  His death was recorded in the Thanet, Kent, Registry District during 1962.   His brother, William Henry Allen, also served in the conflict.


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