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Thomas William Allen

Servicenumber : R/131619
Rank : Warrant Officer Class I (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Regiment : Royal Canadian Air Force
Unit : 190 (R.A.F.) Squadron
Date of Death : 20-09-1944
Age : 21
Grave : Plot 29. Row C. Grave 9.
Thomas William Allen was a son of Thomas George and Gladys Norah Allen of Blairmore, Alberta, Canada. 
Allen was a member of the crew of a Stirling (Flight LJ829). On 20 september 1944 the Stirling left airbase Fairford for a resupply mission at Arnhem. Around 14.40hrs the plane crashed in Doorwerth, between Van der Molenallee and W.A. Scholtenlaan, northwest of Reigersberg. There were no survivors. Allen was buried near the aircraft. He was later reburied at the Airborne Cemetery in Oosterbeek.
Picture: 23-09-2012
Sources: Website CWGC and Roll of Honour