Allen Lawrence Pte. 4858676
Name Allen Lawrence
Army number 4858676
Date of birth Not yet known.
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.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 18-Apr-40
Prisoner of War Camps 344 and 8B Number 14504.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
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.