ALLEN, George Edward
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King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)
Saturday, June 10, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private George Allen was reported missing 10 June 1944, later confirmed killed in action, during operations at Normandy, France.
No 6 Cdo War Diary 10 June 1944.
"Place: In the field, Le Plein a.m. - 2 Troop kill 2 snipers with 'K' gun. We are heavily mortared. We answer with our own mortars. 0800 - Enemy attacks, all troops engage. By 1700 hrs all attacks definitely repelled. Suspect enemy got it in the neck. Our own casualties total 16."
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/77 and WO417/81.
War Diary as above.
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