Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
Whilst a Private with his Regiment, James Allender was awarded the Military Medal for his courage at the Pont a Chin area on May 21st 1940.  Sgt. James Allender, 101 troop No. 6 Commando, was awarded a bar to his MM in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North Africa on the 26th February 1943. On this date his Commando was engaged in the Battle for Steamroller Farm at El Arousa, Tunisia.  The death of Sgt. Allender MM and bar, of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, was announced in Commando Association newsletter 81 issued September 1985. Sources  London Gazettes Supp. 34893, page 4267.  London Gazettes Supp. 36180, page 4218.
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