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 Private Trueman Moore Allen       Regiment: Canadian Infantry Battalion: 219th Battalion/85th Battalion Regimental Number: 282690 Rank: Private Date of Birth: January 19, 1898 Place of Birth: Richfield, Nova Scotia   Date of Enlistment: March 13, 1916 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Address at Enlistment: Carleton Yarmouth County Nova Scotia Age at Enlistment: 18 Height: 5 Feet 6 1/2 Inches Prior Military Experience: 29th Battery CFA Yarmouth, N.S. Trade: Farmer Marital Status: Single Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: (Father) Oran Allen Carleton,  Nova Scotia   click here to read additional article on Trueman Allen Date of Death: August 9, 1918 (Amiens) Age at Death: 20 Cemetery: Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France   The Vimy Memorial honours all Canadians who served their country in battle during the First World War, and particularly to the 60,000 who gave their lives in France. It also bears the names of 11,000 Canadian servicemen who died in France - many of them in the fight for Vimy Ridge - who have no known grave. Commemorated on Page 358 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on August 6 Listed on the Nominal Roll of the  219th Battalion. Sources: Library and Archives Canada (Attestation Paper) Commonwealth War Grave Commission Commonwealth War Grave Commission (Cemetery Information) Canadian Great War Project Veterans Affairs Canada Additional Information: “A Monument Speaks” A Thurston; 1989 (p 20)  
  Private Trueman Moore Allen 
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