Allen, Frederick James (Private, b.? - d.1918)

Accession Number 1DRL/0028
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Allen, Frederick James
Place made Netherlands
Date made 1918
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/198
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the service of 4728 Private Frederick James Allen, 53 Battalion, France and Germany, 1916-1918. Collection consists of a letter dated 20 September 1918, written from Holland by Pte Allen describing his capture (19-20 July 1916) and later escape from a German prisoner-of-war camp, Munster, Westphalia (11 September 1918).

History / Summary

Biographical note: 4728 Private Frederick James Allen, 53 Battalion, Australian Infantry. Died of sickness, Torquay, 25 October 1918. Age 28. Son of James and Annie Allen, of 9 Chaplin Rd., Willesden Green, London. Born in London.