We are currently seeking a sponsor for this website as it follows the progress of the excavations on the battlefield, with contributions from established historians and well known experts, as the team attempt to match the historical evidence and family history to the archaeology on the ground.
Pte. Herbert Allen
British Army Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 8th Btn.
(d.5th Aug 1917)
Bert was the son of Edward and Margaret Edith Allen, of Chapel Road. Born in Epping, he enlisted into the Dorsetshire Regiment in Chiseldon, Wiltshire, and later transferred to the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He was killed in action during the Third Battle of Ypres. There is a memorial to him on the Allen family grave headstone in Epping Cemetery, and he is commemorated in a memorial tablet in Epping Methodist Church.
If you know of anyone who served with this unit at the Battle of Messines, please complete the form below so that they can be remembered.
Required fields are marked *
If you have any photographs please scan or digitally photograph your orginials and send a copy by email attachment.
NB. All entries are checked manually before appearing online to prevent spam and inappropriate content. There will be a delay before your submission appears on the website.
Website and All Material © Copyright MMIX
- All Rights Reserved
The Plugstreet Archaeological Project
Website and Multimedia by Middleton House Productions