Memorial: M6594

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


The Church of Holy Innocents, Great Barton, Suffolk


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.


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


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


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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