Great War Dundee
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James Anderson Allan
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: London
- Service no: 1293
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: 1st King Edward's Horse
- Unit/Ship: Special Cavalry Reserve
- Place of Death: Ireland
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 15.05.1916
- Burial Country: Ireland
- Cemetery: Longford Church, Ireland
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 2 (Screen Wall).
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: Baffin St, Dundee
William Allan, Baffin St, Dundee
Cornelia Hardman (formerly Allan) 60 Blamout St, Booysens, Transvaal, South Africa
More about James Anderson Allan
Alternative Commemoration- Buried in Longford Presbyterian Churchyard, County Longford.
James A. Allan 1293 King Edward’s Horse
ALLAN―Accidentally drowned in the River Shannon, Ireland, on May 17th, while on duty, Trooper James Allan, King Edward’s Horse, 4th son of the late William Allan, shipmaster, Baffin Street, Dundee. Interred at Longford Presbyterian Church, Ireland, with full military honours.
Dundee Evening Telegraph 26th May 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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