Private Ernest Allen
Private Ernest Allen

Army Number : 14164

Battalion : 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Derby. Son of John and Elizabeth Allen, of 258, Stockbrook Street. Derby. He was a moulder at Messrs G. Fletcher & Co. prior to enlisting at Derby. He went to France 27th August 1915 and was killed in action, 9th April 1917 during the German attack on Hill 60, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Panel 39 and 41

His brother Lance Corporal Thomas Allen, 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

Photograph of Private Allen kindly supplied by Jason Toon.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.
Photograph of name not yet obtained. Grave picture not yet obtained.
Private Allen is also commemorated on the following memorials:
St. Luke's Church War Memorial Derby.