Allen, William Norris Moore

Born Stonferry, Hull, 1889. an orphan, He had no parents or siblings. He married in 1911. Husband of Lily May Bateman, of 3 Florence Grove, Lorraine Street, Stoneferry (Army Records Address) and 1 Barmston House, Barmston Street, Hull (War Pension address). They had a son William Allen, born 17/08/1915, who died, 30/08/1915.

William Norris Moore Allen was a former labourer and 4th East Yorkshire Territorial. Described as 5 foot, 5 inches tall, 139 lbs weight, 36-38 inch chest, good physical development,

He enlisted in Hull, on 28/12/1914 aged 25. He joined the 2nd East Yorkshire Regiment. Posted to France, on 28/05/1915.

Killed in action at Loos, on 28/09/1915, aged 26. Commemorated at the Loos Memorial.

His army effects were left to his childless widow, who moved to her mother’s Ruth Bateman, at 102 Barmston Street, after his death.


First name:
William Norris Moore
Military Number:
16109
Rank:
Private
Date Died
28/09/1915
Place died:
Loos Memorial, France
Age:
26
1 BARMSTON HOUSE, BARMSTON STREET, HULL