Memorial: M6594

Memorial in The Church of Holy Innocents, Great Barton, Suffolk dedicated to Arthur Edmond Allen, RN Telegrapher, d. 1943

Location

The Church of Holy Innocents, Great Barton, Suffolk

Transcript

TO THE / HONOURED MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO FELL IN THE WAR / 1939 - 1935 / RICHARD ALDERTON / Flight Sergeant (Pilot) R.A.F.V.R. / ARTHUR EDWARD ALLEN / Telegraphist H.M.S. Dasher / SIMON DENIS FLEMING / Lieutenant R.H.A. (L.R.D.G.) / ALBERT RICHARD FULLER / Private 5th Btn. The Suffolk Regt. / HAROLD JOHN GILL / Private The Bedfordshire & Herfordshire Regt. / BRIAN KINDER NICE / Flying Officer R.A.F / CHARLES KITCHENER STIFF / Private The Cambridgeshire Regt.

Details

Description: marble wall tablet honouring seven men of the parish who died in WWII, words coloured black, names in red and ranks in brown.
Vessel: HMS ‘Dasher'

Event Date

27th March 1943

Event Category

1939 - 1945 Second World War

People

Allen, Arthur Edward
Age: 20
Date of Death: 27/03/1943
Cause of Death:
Rank / Occupation: Telegraphist
Organisation: RN

Extra

Notes: HMS ‘Dasher’, a naval aircraft carrier, mysteriously exploded on 27th March 1943 while in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland, killing 379 of the 528 crew.
Recorder: WM. Donnan. July 1972

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