Walter Allen (1891–1965)


Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)   5th Battalion

Walter Allen was not on the original Roll of Honour although his brother Ernest Allen was listed. He was recorded in a Roll of Honour printed in the Belper News and Derbyshire Telephone dated 13 November 1914. Walter married Hannah Sheldon in the June qtr of 1917 (Belper Reg district).He died in 1965 at Sawmills.

He is also listed on the Wireworks Roll of Honour.

1939 Register
Walter Allen b.1 September 1891, wire drawer, married: Sawmills
Hannah Allen b.22 October 1891

His brother Ernest Allen is also on the Roll of Honour.


1901: Saw Mills, Heage

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
James Allen Head 44 Wire Drawer Derbyshire
Elizabeth Allen wife 42   Crich
Arthur Allen son 20 Engine driver at Lime Works Crich
Ernest Allen son 14 Apprentice Tailors machinist Crich
Walter Allen son 9   Crich
Myrtle Allen daughter 3   Heage

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1911: Saw Mills, Ambergate

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Elizabeth Allen Head (widow) 53 Domestic duties Crich
Walter Allen son 19 Apprentice wire drawer Crich
Myrtle Allen daughter 13 school Ambergate
George R Allen son 7   Ambergate

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