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13642   Private Frederick Miles Allison
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 23/05/2020
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
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.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Ploegsteert Memorial
  Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, 
Grave Ref: Panel 1
CWGC Casualty 873838
The Ploegsteert Memorial stands in Berks Cemetery Extension, which is located 12.5 Kms south of Ieper town centre, on the N365 leading from Ieper to Mesen (Messines), Ploegsteert and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg (N336). 3.5 Kms along the N336 lies a fork junction with the N365. The N365, which forms the right hand fork, leads to the town of Mesen. The Cemetery lies 3 Kms beyond Mesen on the right hand side of the N365, and opposite Hyde Park Corner Royal Berks Cemetery.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Castlecaulfield Church Of Ireland - WWI Roll of Honour Castlecaulfield
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 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
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023