Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edmund Wallace Allen

In memory of:

Private Edmund Wallace Allen

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

9528

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 21, 1895

Son of Mr. G. and Mrs. E. Allen, of Crew Green, Salop, England.

Commemorated on Page 358 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

A. 10.

Location:

Wood Cemetery is in the village of Marcelcave, 24 kilometres east of Amiens in the Department of the Somme. From Amiens take the Road Nationale N29 to Villers Bretonneux. Turn onto the D23 in the direction of Demuin. Take the first road to the left (Road Departmentale) D136 to reach the village of Marcelcave. The Cemetery is south-east of Marcelcave on a dead end road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of EDMUND WALLACE ALLEN– In memory of the employees of the T. Eaton Company that went to war and did not come home.  Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Pte. Edmund Wallace Allen's name is listed on this bronze memorial designed as a tribute to the men of the Eaton company who died as a result of service in World War One.   3,327 Eaton's staff enlisted in the war. It was unveiled in Toronto on November 15th, 1923 by Mrs. Timothy Eaton and on November 26th an identical memorial was unveiled in the Winnipeg store. The shield of the female figure bears the coats of arms of the provinces of Canada.

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