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.
Lance Corporal Thomas Allen is also commemorated on the following local memorials:
St. Luke's Church War Memorial, Derby.