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Name: Arnold Howard Allen Rank: Private Service No: F/78029 Service: Algonquin Regiment, R.C.I.C. Date of Birth: January 5, 1921 Place of Birth: Lower Ohio, Shelburne Co., NS Date of Enlistment: April 11, 1941 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, NS Age at Enlistment: 20 Trade: Labourer Marital Status: Single at Enlistment Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: Everard Allen (Father) Shelburne, NS Date of Death: February 27, 1945 Age At Death: 23 Cemetery: Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Netherlands Cemetery Reference: XII. D. 1. Listed on the Shelburne War Memorial Commemorated on Page 490 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 17, 18, and 19 Arnold Howard Allen was the son of Everard Grantley Allen and Minnie Elmore Allen of Shelburne, NS and husband of Joyce Marie [Bent] Allen, of Kentville, King's Co., NS. He was married on April 26, 1944. Having completed his Basic Training at Halifax and Advanced Training at Aldershot in Canada, he disembarked in the United Kingdom on July 27, 1944 and in France on the August 26, 1944. He was listed missing in action on September 14, 1944 and confirmed a prisoner of war on January 3, 1945 at Stalag 12A Limburg, Germany No 14196. Private Allen was killed while a prisoner of war in Germany, the result of Allied air action. Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada findagrave.com
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Remembering World War II Arnold Howard Allen