Allen Frederick Thomas Pte 4858971
Name Allen Frederick Thomas
Army number 4858971
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Born 31/1/1918. Research suggests birth registered in Leicester Q1 1918. Mother's maiden name Wilson (to be confirmed).
Age Details of his age at death not yet ascertained.
Unit Joined the Royal Leicestershire Regiment, no enlistment date as yet. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 18/4/1940, posted to the 10th Battalion DLI. Served Iceland. Transferred to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps 25/11/1942, Docs to Leicester. Discharged 15/1/1946 (Enlistment Book did not set out details of discharge).
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 18-Apr-40.
Promotions None known.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Not yet ascertained.
Home address In the 1939 General Register Pte Allen is shown as living with his parents at 141, Wolverton Road, Leicester and working as a Clerk in a Mail Order Warehouse. No marriage details yet traced.
Source table 10DLI
There are several men with the same name arising from genealogical research, making it difficult to identify the correct individual as regards death and marriage information. Birth information is subject to confirmation for the same reason.