CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant Melville Allan

Regimental Number:
1742
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Company:
Place of Birth:
Southampton, Hamts.
Country:
Next of Kin:
M. Allan, East Molsley, Surrey, England
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
May 26, 1887
Trade or Calling:
Electrician
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Ottawa, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
August 20, 1914
Age at enlistment:
27
Height:
6 Feet Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 105-29
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Private, promoted to Company Sergeant Major and to Lieutenant October 24, 1916. Struck off strength March 20, 1919.

MM - London Gazette #29608 Pg.# 5599

MID -  London Gazette # 29422 Pg.#73

2nd MID -  London Gazette #31448 Pg.#8819

Medal card of Allan, M.

Awards and Decorations
Mentioned in Despatches & 'A' List
Mentioned in Despatches & 'A' List - 2nd Mention
Military Medal