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Name: Carl Warren Allen Rank: Private Service No: F/7172 Service: Carleton and York Regiment, R.C.I.C. 6th Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery Date of Birth: February 16, 1911 Place of Birth: Pembroke Shore, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: October 5, 1939 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Trade: Farmer Marital Status: Married Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: Alice May Allen (Wife) Pembroke Shore, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Death: September 18, 1944 Age at Death: 35 Cemetery: Gradara War Cemetery (Italy) Grave Reference: II, G, 26. Commemorated on page 235 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed every year in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 19 Commemorated on the Yarmouth War Memorial Carl Warren Allen was the son of Vernon Israel and Bessie May Allen, of Pembroke, Yarmouth Co., NS, the husband of Alice May Allen, and father of Carl Vernon Allen and Barbara Alice of Pembroke, Yarmouth Co., NS. He had one sister Beatrice, living in Medford, Mass. US. He served in Canada Between September 7, 1939 and September 10, 1943, in the United Kingdom between September 11, 1943 and February 19, 1944 and in Italy from February 20, 1944 until the time of his death, September 18, 1944. Private Allen was severely wounded in action while serving in Italy on September 14, 1944 four days prior to his death. Sources Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada
Carl Warren Allen