Allen, R. L. (Roy / Lyman) Rank Private Service # 880109 Unit # 186th Resident Chatham Pte. Roy Allen trained in Canada with the 186th Battalion until Mar. 22, 1917 when he left for England. Here he took the Snipers course and proceeded to France about the first of Sept. 1917. During a severe engagement at Passchendaele, Nov. 11 Pte. Allen was killed in action. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Cenotaph Chatham and Kent County Cenotaph - Chatham Sources Chatham Daily Planet (28-11-1917), Chatham Daily Planet (27-09-1919), St. Andrew's United Church - Roll of Honour - Chatham, Centennial Chatham 1895-1995 - John Rhodes Supplemental Information Wife: Mrs. Florence Allen, Died Feb 1917 Son: Glen Woodrow Allen, Walkerville Mother: Mrs. Amanda Allen, 41 Pattison Ave. Chatham Notice something wrong with this record? Or, do you have something to add? Report it using our online form.