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Charles Allen

Rank: Sapper
Street: Little Water Street
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address:
Census 1901:
Census 1911: Resident at Little Water Street
Regiment/Unit: Royal Engineers, 8th Battalion
Regiment Number: 99946
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived WW1

Charles was born in Longford, on 27 January 1897 (a date of birth in November 1891 was given to the German army). 

Charles Jr. enlisted at Chatham in May 1915. He was taken as a prisoner-of-war at Messines on the 11 April 1918, and remained in captivity until the war ended. 

Parents Names: Son of Charles Allen and Eliza "Lizzie" (née Meehan), Water Street, Longford

; Link to Red Cross POW records; link to Civil Record of birth

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