CEF Soldier Detail

Private Robert Andrew James Allan
Died: July 15, 1917

Regimental Number:
850368
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
176th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Mt Forest, Wellington, ON
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mother: Annie Allan (nee Roche)
Address at Enlistment:
96 Henry Street, Lincoln, St. Catharines, ON, Canada
Date of Birth:
February 25, 1892
Trade or Calling:
Mechanic
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
St. Catharines, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
March 8, 1916
Age at enlistment:
24
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Great Britain    
Cause of Death:
Died of Illness
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
July 15, 1917
Age at Death:
25
Buried at:
Shorncliffe Military Cemetery, Kent, England
Plot:
R. 578.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 107 - 27
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 176th Battalion

Son of John Boucher Allan (1858 - 1927) and Annie Roche (1864 - xxxx), of 96 Henry Street, St. Catharines, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada.  Robert had a dark complexion with blue eyes and dark brown hair.

Robert had eight sibilings: Alice Hannah Allan (1886- xxxx), John Stuart Allan (1888 - xxxx), William Henry Allan (1890 - xxxx), Annie Ruth Allan (1894 - xxxx), Sarah Isabel May Allan (1897 - xxxx), Margaret Leta Allan (1898 - xxxx), George Garnet Boucher Allan (1903 - xxxx), and Ernest Frederick Allan (1906 - xxxx).