Allen, James –

Son of Isabella Allen, of 91, Holland Street, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly of Turton, Lancashire. Of 33, Price Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Wounded by gunshot and gas gangrene in the left knee September 1916 and hospitalised at Rouen resulting in amputation of left leg.

Personal details

  • Surname: Allen
  • Forename: James
  • Date of birth: March 14th, 1881
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 56th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
  • Service number: 451337
  • Regiment: Canadian Imperial Forces
  • Enlistment date: July 16th, 1915 - 1915-07-16
  • Enlistment location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 20/10/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6f

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