Reginald Allen

Rank: 
Private
Regimental number: 
772010
Unit at enlistment: 
125th Battalion
Force: 
C.E.F.
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Volunteered
Survived the war: 
Yes
Wounded: 
Yes
Cemetery: 
Mount Hope Cemetery, Soldiers' Plot, Brantford, Ontario
Birth country: 
Canada
Birth county: 
Brant
Birth city: 
Brantford, Ontario
Address at enlistment: 
23 Gilkison Street, Brantford, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
23 Gilkison Street, Brantford, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Operator
Religious denominations: 
Church of England
Marital status: 
Single
Age at enlistment: 
18

Letters and documents

BX August 20, 1918

Private Reginald Allen, son of Mrs. George W. Allen, 124 Gilkison Street, was recently wounded in action, receiving a gunshot wound in the left hand. His mother has been officially advised by cable of the casualty.

BX August 2, 1938

A large attendance of friends and relatives and a beautiful profusion of flowers marked the funeral of Reginald Allen which was conducted on Sunday afternoon from the Reid and Brown’s Funeral Chapel to the Soldiers’ Plot in Mount Hope Cemetery.  Mr. Allen passed away suddenly and his unexpected demise was a great shock to his many friends, who sincerely mourned his passing.  Rev. W.O. Bristol, Pastor of Riverdale Baptist Church was in charge of the service.  The pallbearers were members of the Canadian Legion, of which the deceased was a member, and they were: Messrs. A. Oliver, S. Wadell, J. Cooke, W. Hall, E. Stanbridge and G. Bennett.  The Last Post was sounded at the graveside by Corporal Hocken.