PERCY ALLARD

Laid to rest at the Field of Honour.

 

Born: 1888, Walton, Suffolk.

Died: 9th February 1920; age 31; died of Malaira and Pulmonary Tuberculosis, at The Borough Fever Hospital, Ipswich.

Percy’s brother Hubert Allard, of 14, Melville Road, Ipswich was present at the death

First Malaria attack on the 22nd March 1918 at Jaffe – caused through Military Service.

Residence: 14, Melville Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: an Iron Moulder – Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Duke Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; date: 1st March 1912, age 23 years & 3 months. Signed up for 4 years.

Date of Entry Therein: 17th November 1915 – Gallipoli and Aegean Islands.

 

Service:

Home – 1st March 1912 – 26th October 1915

M.E.F. – 27th October 1915 – 15th June 1919

Home – 16th June 1919 – 14th July 1919.

Galipoli – 2 months

Egypt & Palestine – 41 months.

 

6th Cyclist, Suffolk Regiment – 1st March 1913

appointed Lance Corporal – 5th August 1914

Embarked S.S. ‘Northland’ at Devonport

Disembarked Gallipoli.

Joined at Gallipoli 17th November 1915

Admitted to 15th General Hospital, Alexandria – sick – 20th December 1915

Rejoined Alexandria – 19th January 1916

Sick – Shallufa West – 16th August 1916

3rd East Anglian Field Ambulance – Dermatitis.

Rejoined unit at Shallufa – 27th August 1916

To Base Depot – Shallufa – 11th October 1916

Embarked for Uk – Alexandria – 14th October 1916.

Furlough – 14th October 1916 – 24th October 1916.

Furlough – 30th November 1916 – 16th June 1916.

To hospital – Dermatitis – 13th October 1917 – Shallufa, Egypt.

Admitted – Pharyngitis – 22nd October 1917 – 26th Stationary Hospital – Ismailia, Egypt.

Admitted – Tonsillitis – 26th October 1917 – Military Infectious Diseases Hospital – Choubra, Egypt.

Admitted – Seborrhoea – 28th December 1917 – General Hospital – Cairo, Egypt.

Rejoined from hospital – Jaffa – 27th February 1918.

To hospital – sick – Jaffa – 28th February 1918

Admitted – Debility – 17th General Hospital – 26th March 1918 – Alexandria, Egypt.

rejoined from hospital – in the field – 19th June 1918

To hospital sick – 27th August 1918

Admitted – Abrasions to hand and face – in the field – 24th Stationary Hospital – 28th August 1918.

Embarked at Alexandria for the UK – 1st June 1919.

 

Offence:

Awarded 14 days Field Punishment Number 2 by C.O. – 10th June 1916 for:-

  1. Refusing to obey an order.
  2. Using obscene language to a N.C.O. – 10th June 1916.

Awarded 14 days confined to barracks for disobedience:-

  1. Leaving camp without a pass – 27th February 1918.
  2.  

Sickness – Malaria

First attack on the 22nd March 1918 at Jaffa – caused through Military Service. From March to April 1918 Percy was treated at the 33rd Casualty Clearing Hospital at Jaffa, the 76th Casualty Clearing Station at Port Said, Egypt, and the 17th General Hospital, at Alexandria, Egypt.

Present condition – Malaria – 5 relapses – spleen and 3 fingers – below control margin – Anaemia.

National Health Approved Society – Sons of Temperance, Ipswich.

Discharged at Hanwell, Middlesex – Sickness – Malaria – 14th July 1919 – served overseas. Silver War Badge issused B292066. Served 7 years & 136 days.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 958;

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 6th Battalion.

Formerly 451, Army Cyclist Corps.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

13A.2.62

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late Frederick & Sarah Allard.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   6, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.

 

Percy was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick Allard, 36, a Joiner, born Ipswich.

Sarah Ann Allard (nee Brown), 36, born Ipswich.

Edith Ruth Allard, 14, born Hornsey, London.

Frederick Elijah Allard, 12, born Stoke Newington, London.

Ada Ethel Allard, 9, born Stoke Newington.

Willie Ernest Allard, 6, born Stoke Newington.

Stanley Owen Allard, 6 months.

 

1901   73, Regent Street, Ipswich.

 

Percy was 13 years old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Sarah, 45, a Monthly Nurse – own account.

Edith, 24.

Frederick, 22, a Pawnbrokers Assistant.

Ada, 17, a Stationers Assistant.

Stanley, 11.

Bertie H. Allard, 7, born Ipswich.

Mary Maud Allard, 6, born Ipswich.

 

1911   14, Melville Road, Ipswich.

 

Percy was 22 years old, a Trimmer – Wheel Castings – Iron & Steel Foundry. He was living with his widowed mother & siblings + nephew.

Sarah, 58.

Frederick, 32, a widower, a Pawnbrokers Assistant.

Stanley, 20, a Trimmer – Wheel Castings – Iron & Steel Foundry.

Hubert, 17, a Brass Finisher – Brass Foundry.

Mary, 16, a Tailoress – Coat Hand.

Cyril Sidney Allard, 4, born Ipswich.

 

Percy is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Clement’s Congregational Church, Ipswich.

 

Suffolk reg

THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT 1/6th (Cyclist) Battalion Territorial Force:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

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