Lance Corporal Thomas Allen
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 10976

Battalion : 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Derby. Son of John and Elizabeth Allen, of 258, Stockbrook Street, Derby. Enlisted at Derby and was a professional soldier. He served in India and went France 11th September 1914. Killed in action 24th September 1915 by German shellfire whilst serving in the trenches near Potijze, Belgium.

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

His brother Private Ernest Allen 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

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