Thursday, 29 October 2015

Bertram Allsop 1893-1916

Picture from Du Ruvigney's Roll of Honour on Ancestry
Born: 6 October 1893 in Barnsley

Son of: John Henry Allsop born 1863,1901 railwayman 23 Pogmoor Road Barnsley, who was married at St Mary's Barnsley on 20 April 1890 to Ellen Phillips, born 1862

Position in family: second of three sons
1. John Allsop born 1892
2. Bertram Allsop born 1893 WW1 killed
3. Ernest Henry Allsop born 1896 WW1 killed
Home address, age and occupation:
1901: 23 Pogmoor Road aged 7
1911: 4 Westbourne Terrace Dodworth Road aged 17 warehouseman
1915: 44 Keir Street Barnsley aged 21 years 356 days storekeeper

Bertram was unmarried

Military Service:
Enlisted:27 September 1915 at the age of 21 in Barnsley
Regiment and Battalion:  14th Yorks & Lancs
Service number and rank:  14/1461 Lance Corporal(promoted from private June 1916)
Awards: Victory and British War Medals

Personal information:   5' 5" tall, 35" chest, normal vision

Death: reported wounded and missing, 

then assumed killed in action 1 July 1916 aged 23
CWGC Remembered: Thiepval Memorial

Barnsley, St George's memorial plaque and Barnsley, St Mary's Combined Memorial


Commonwealth War Graves Commission 
Lives of the First World War

Further information is available about this man on request.

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