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Samuel Hall Allen

In memory of:

Lieutenant Samuel Hall Allen

October 12, 1917

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 190 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. A. 3.

Location:

ROULERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 20 Km north east of Ieper town centre via the villages of Zonnebeke and Moorslede (N332). Roeselare is approached via the Iepersestraat and crosses the R32 Roeselare ring road. Prior to reaching the town centre lies the left hand turning onto the Molenstraat, which continues for 80 metres to the junction with Blekerijstraat. The cemetery is located after the first left hand turning of the the Blekerijstraat.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Roll of Honour– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Photo of Samuel Allen– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto was built in 1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. Carved on the Memorial Screen are the names of those lost in that struggle.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Inscription– Inscription in Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower.  The carillon was installed in 1927.  Originally there were 23 bells. Alumni and friends donated funds for bells in memory of those who died in the Great War. Dedications are carved high on the walls of the Memorial Room, several of which pertain to those who studied at University College.  Bell XXIII is dedicated:  "University College Alumni Association".

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