Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Harold Allen

In memory of:

Corporal William Harold Allen

January 19, 1944

Japan

Military Service


Service Number:

E/29952

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

June 14, 1910
Reading, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

July 26, 1940
Baie Comeau, Québec

Son of Francis and Emily Allen. Husband of Minnie Eva Allen, of Quebec City, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 236 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Sec. A. A. 1.

Location:

YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway. The nearest railway station is Hodogaya, 5 kilometres to the north on the JNR line but the cemetery is easily reached by bus from Yokohama station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of WILLIAM HAROLD ALLEN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Christmas Card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William Harold Allen– In memory of those who served in Hong Kong during World War 11 and did not come home. Submitted with permission on behalf of the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association by Operation: Picture Me.
  • Yokohama War Cemetery– Images of the cemetery at Yokahama and grave markers of 'C' Force members provided courtesy of the Canadian Embassy and War Graves Photography Project through the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Images of the cemetery at Yokahama and grave markers of 'C' Force members provided courtesy of the Canadian Embassy and War Graves Photography Project through the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association.
  • Grave Marker– Images of the cemetery at Yokahama and grave markers of 'C' Force members provided courtesy of the Canadian Embassy and War Graves Photography Project through the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association.
  • Newspaper Clipping– William lower left. From the Montreal Gazette. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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