Thursday 7 December 2006

Private Newton George Allen

Born on 20 March 1895 in Bowmanville, Ontario - son of George Allen, Toronto - attestation form gives trade as laborer, single, not a member of the military, never previously a member of the military, height of 5 feet 9.75 inches, chest of 33 inches, fair complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair, Methodist.

Joined the 126th Canadian Infantry Battalion on 29 January 1916 (number 775600) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion in France on 4 or 6 December 1916 - killed in action on 30 October 1917 - buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.

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