Allen, James –

Son of Georgiana Taylor (formerly Allan, nee Grundy), of 45, Darley Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Was at Dalgelley, Ireland at the time of the Irish rebellion. Wounded by gunshot in the back and hip July 1917.

Personal details

  • Surname: Allen
  • Forename: James
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Gunner
  • Unit: 135 Heavy Battery.
  • Service number: 79950
  • Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Enlistment date: February 5th, 1916 - 1916-02-05
  • Enlistment location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • 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

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 23/03/1917 24/01/1919

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