Allen, Frederick Fernley Edmund

Date of birth:
December 12th, 1912 (London, Great Britain)
Date of death:
June 29th, 2005
Service number:
87057
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Promotions:
?: Cadet;
April 26th, 1939: 2nd Lieutenant;
October 15th, 1940: Lieutenant (war subs.);
October 15th, 1940: temporary Captain;
November 20th, 1941: Captain (war subs.);
November 20th, 1941: temporary Major;
January 17th, 1945: Major (war subs);
January 17th, 1945: temporary Lieutenant Colonel;
April 1946: Honorary Lieutenant Colonel.

Career:
?: Brighton College;
?: Brighton College Contingent, Junior Division, Officer Training Corps;
?: 32nd (7th City of London) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, Royal Engineers
1937: TA Battalion, Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry;
1944: Second-in-Command, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment;
?: Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment;
November 1944: Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, The East Lancashire Regiment;
March 9th, 1945: acting Commander, 158th Infantry Brigade
?: Military Governor, Brunswick;
?: Finance Division, British Military Government;
September 26th, 1950: The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, Territorial Army Reserve of Officers;
September 27th, 1950: The East Lancashire Regiment, Territorial Army Reserve of Officers;
1946: Director, Stewart Smith Group;
1955: Managing Director Stewart Smith Group.

Awards

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
Unit:
Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion The East Lancashire Regiment, 158th Infantry Brigade, 53rd (Welsh) Infantry Division, Royal Army
Awarded on:
April 19th, 1945
Second DSO awarded in the form of a bar to be worn on the ribbon of the first DSO.
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1945
Efficiency Medal / Territorial Decoration

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