Bugler, Field Artillery, Battery C, 30th Div., 113th Artillery. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Allen. Husband of Mrs. Grace Allen. Entered the service July 25, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier and from there to Camp Mills, L. I. Sailed for France May 27, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Argonne, Meuse. Gassed on Woevre Sector, Nov. 5, 1918. Returned to USA March 19, 1919, and was mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 28, 1919.