William Hector Allen

Born: 23 July 1894

Died: 23 December 1961

Wounded in action twice - gun shot wound to his left shoulder on 20 July 1916 and shell shock on 2 April 1917.  He again returned to France in January 1918. 

He absented himself without leave for 38 hours in April 1918 and was court martialled in May 1918 for being absent "in the field".  He was sentenced to six months detention.  His sentence was suspended after five months' detention.

His battalion was not in action between the time of his return and the Armistice.

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