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13642   Private Frederick Miles Allison
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 07/07/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 24/10/1884
Died: 13/04/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 33
Summary      
Frederick Miles Allison was born in Old Catton, Norfolk, England on 24th October 1884. After the death of his father the remainder of the family moved into Norwich, where, in 1901, Frederick, age 16, was a timber merchant's clerk. The 1911 census lists Frederick Miles Allison as 26 years old. He has been married for one year to Sophia Jane. He was employed as an agricultural labourer. They lived in Edencrannon, Castlecaulfield. Private Frederick Miles Allison was serving with the 3rd battalion of the Coldstream Guards when he was killed in action in France on 13th April 1918.
Further Information
Frederick Miles Allison was born in Old Catton, Norfolk, England on 24th October 1884.
The 1891 English census records that the Allison family were resident in Church Street in 1891, where his father's profession was recorded as a butler (no doubt at Catton Hall).
After the death of his father the remainder of the family moved into Norwich, close to St Augustine's gates where, in 1901, Frederick junior, age 16, was a timber merchant's clerk.
The 1911 census lists Frederick Miles Allison as 26 years old. He has been married for one year to Sophia Jane. He was employed as an agricultural labourer. Sophia worked as a domestic servant. They lived in Edencrannon, Castlecaulfield, County Tyrone. The census confirms Frederick as being born in England.
Private Frederick Miles Allison was serving with the 3rd battalion of the Coldstream Guards when he was killed in action in France on 13th April 1918.
Private Frederick Miles Allison is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial.
Private Ellison is also commemorated on the Castlecaulfield Church Of Ireland WWI Roll of Honour.
Frederick is also commemorated on the family headstone in Catton Park, England 'Also in memory of Frederick Miles the youngest son of the above who was killed in action in France April 1918'.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Edencrannon, Castlecaulfield Castlecaulfield Census listing in Edencrannon 54.488887 -6.869123
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Allison family Lists Frederick as living with his wife at house 15 in Edenacrannon, Castlecaulfield, Tyrone
2 Find A Grave Photo of Private Frederick Miles Allison inscription on Ploegsteert Memorial
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
4 Old Catton Society Details of Private Frederick Miles Allison
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