James Anderson Allan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: London
  • Service no: 1293
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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).

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: Baffin St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    William Allan, Baffin St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Cornelia Hardman (formerly Allan) 60 Blamout St, Booysens, Transvaal, South Africa

  • Children:

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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