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Lieutenant Melville Allan

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Allan, Melville
Date of birth: 1887-05-26
Place of birth: Southampton, Hamts.
Next of kin: M. Allan, East Molsley, Surrey, England
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Electrician
Occupation (normalized): Electrician, General
Religion: Church of England

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 1742
Rank detail

Lieutenant, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Canadian Infantry (Army).

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes
Awards

Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List
Date of citation: 1915-12-31
Source: London Gazette # 29422 Pg.#73

Military Medal
Description: Invaluable service as transport Sgt. Conspicuous in bringing up supplies through heavy shell fire at Ypres. Conspicuous good service. Horses,harness and wagons always in first class condition, even under most trying circumstances. (Auth A.F.W.3121)
Date of citation: 1916-06-03
Source: London Gazette #29608 Pg.# 5599

Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List - 2nd Mention
Date of citation: 1919-07-08
Source: London Gazette #31448 Pg.#8819

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 4994
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B0105-S029
Uploader's Notes: Private, promoted to Company Sergeant Major and to Lieutenant October 24, 1916. Struck off strength March 20, 1919. MM - London Gazette #29608 Pg.# 5599MID - London Gazette # 29422 Pg.#732nd MID - London Gazette #31448 Pg.#8819Medal card of Allan, M.
Uploader's Research notes: Private, promoted to Company Sergeant Major and to Lieutenant October 24, 1916. Struck off strength March 20, 1919. MM - London Gazette #29608 Pg.# 5599MID - London Gazette # 29422 Pg.#732nd MID - London Gazette #31448 Pg.#8819Medal card of Allan, M.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2008-02-15
Last modified: 2010-02-04