|Son of George & Eliza Allen
Aged 28 years
Died 27th September 1915
Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Claias, France
Panel 91 to 93
|Born at Higham Ferrers, enlisted at Rushden.
|The Rushden Echo Friday 12 November 1915, transcribed by Nicky Bates
More Steel backs Missing
The following local soldiers of C Company, 7th Northants, are officially reported missing since Sept. 27th:-
18362 Pte W Allen, North-street, Rushden.
Fifty-six of C Company, 7th Northants, have been officially reported missing since Sept. 27th, and about 140 of the whole battalion.
|The Rushden Echo Friday 6 October 1916, transcribed by Nicky Bates
Rushden Soldier Missing - Private Walter Allen Now Presumed killed
News had been received by Mrs Allen, of 12, Grove-street, Rushden, to the effects that her husband, Pte Walter Allen, 18362, Northants Regt, missing since Sept. 27th last year, is now presumed by the War Office to have been killed on or about that date. The usual letter of sympathy from the King and Queen has been received by Mrs Allen. Deceased was a son of Mr and Mrs George Allen, of 24, Thrift-street, Higham Ferrers.