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Joseph Hamilton Allen 489155 Private 66th Regiment, Princess Louise Fusiliers 27th Battalion (Manitoba Regiment) August 10, 1897 Yarmouth, NS November 23, 1915 Halifax, NS Halifax, NS 18 5 feet, 6½ inches medium light brown brown Single Drug Clerk Presbyterian Edmund Smith Allen (Father), 51 Chebucto Rd., Halifax, NS September 15, 1916 19 Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France Commemorated on Page 46 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 8 and February 9 Not Commemorated on the Yarmouth War Memorial Private Hamilton was the son of Edmund Smith Allen and Isabel H. Allen and brother of George Willard Gordon Allen (1895-1956), Egerton S. Allen (b, 1902) and Edmund Keith Allen (1906-1992) of Halifax, NS. George Willard served with the 4th Battalion Canadian Engineers. Both Joseph and George were born in Yarmouth, NS. Private Joseph Allen enlisted with the 66th Regiment, Princess Louise Fusiliers, at Halifax. He arrived in England on January 30, 1916 and assigned to the 17th Battalion at East Sandling. On April 2, 1916 he was transferred to the 27th Battalion and served in France. During the battle at Courcelette on September 15, 1916 he was reported missing/killed in action. There is no known grave.
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