Stoker 2nd Class E.C. Allen Service Number K/53025
Ship H.M. Trawler “Glenboyne
Date of death January 4th 1919
Age at death 18 years
Edward was born in Ware, Hertfordshire, but his family duly relocated back to London. His address, as shown on both the 1911 Census is 63 Enfield Buildings, Aske Street, Hoxton. He enlisted on 9 August 1918, and served with the Dover Patrol. He was aboard HM Trawler Clemboyne in the English Channel when it hit a mine on 4 January 1919.