Allen Lawrence Pte. 4858676

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Name Allen Lawrence
Army number 4858676
Rank Pte.
Decorations
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age
Unit Joined the Royal Leicestershire Regiment, no enlistment date as yet. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 18/4/1940, posted 10th Bn DLI. Served BEF. Notification received that he had been taken Prisoner of War (probably 20/5/1940 or shortly thereafter) on 17/9/1940. Date of repatriation not known. Class Z Army Reserve 9/7/1946.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 18-Apr-40
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War Camps 344 and 8B Number 14504.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address
Source table 10DLI

For some unknown reason Pte Allen is not included in the Register of WW2 PoWs. The commonality of his name prevented specific identification in genealogical records.