Stoker 2nd Class E.C. Allen Service Number K/53025royal navy

Ship H.M. Trawler “Glenboyne

Date of birth  15th July 1900

Date of death 4th January 1919

Age at death 18 years


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Edward was born in Ware, Hertfordshire, but his family relocated to London. His address, as shown on both the 1911 Census is 63 Enfield Buildings, Aske Street, Hoxton. He enlisted on 9 August 1918, and served with the Dover Patrol. He was aboard HM Trawler Clemboyne in the English Channel when it hit a mine on 4 January 1919.