Allen John Pte 14696607

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Name Allen John
Army number 14696607
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Probably 1922/23.
Age 21
Unit Enlisted in the General Service Corps - date not yet known. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry (date not yet known), posted 10th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. DIED of WOUNDS 27/7/1944 with 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed.
Promotions
Wounded
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.