CEF Soldier Detail

Private Alexander Millar Allan

Regimental Number:
475313
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Company:
Place of Birth:
Wishaw, Lanarkshire
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
Robert Allan (Father), Sunny bank Terrace, Wishaw, Scotland
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
March 11, 1887
Trade or Calling:
Organist and showman
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Toronto, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
September 24, 1915
Age at enlistment:
28
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Not Specified
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Mount Sorrel
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Yes
Interned:
Unknown
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 88-7
Research Notes
Alexander Allan is mentioned in a newspaper article " The Montreal Gazette, 30 July 1918 "
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Original overseas unit: 4th University Company. Joined the P.P.C.L.I. in the field April 7, 1916. Wounded & prisoner of war June2, 1916. Repatriated December 9, 1916.