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Allinson, Thomas Dixon

Service number:
2203935
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lance-Sergeant
Unit:
233rd Field Company Royal Engineers, Headquarters, 23rd (Northumbrian) Infantry Division, British Expeditionary Force (BEF), British Army
Awarded on:
October 22nd, 1940
Citation:
"On 25/5/40 at GRAVELINES L/Sgt. Allinson carried out the demolition of a canal bridge under heavy fire. Afterwards he led his sub-section in the defence of the canal zone showing great cheerfulness, courage and resource.
As many of his men were not fully trained he had to place and instruct each men seperately."
Military Medal (MM)

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