Allen John Pte 14696607

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Name Allen John
Army number 14696607
Rank Pte
Date of birth Probably 1922/23.
Age 21
Unit Enlisted in the General Service Corps - date not yet known. Underwent Basic Training - probably at a Primary Training Centre. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry (date not yet known), posted 10th Battalion DLI. Served Normandy. DIED of WOUNDS 27/7/1944 with 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jul-44
Home address Son of Joseph and Bertha Allen , Brierley Hill, Staffordshire. Buried Grave II. M. 21. Bayeux War Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI

Again, the commonality of the name in Staffordshire has prevented the specific identification of this man in respect of birth date. Family help with identification would be appreciated.