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Allain, P M

Nécropole nationale "MONTDIDIER", Montdidier, Somme

Nécropole nationale "MONTDIDIER", Montdidier, Somme


Pierre (Peter) Marie Allain


Pierre was born in Plouha, Cotes-du-Nord, Brittany, 24 September 1879. He married Mélanie, then later joined the 355 Regiment d'Infanterie (of France), 6 Corps d'Armée, 127 Division during the First World War. He was killed in action at Grivesnes (Somme) on 4 April 1918, aged 39 years. He was awarded the Medaille Militaire, and la Croix du Guerre. Alderney connection.

Married to Marie and lived at York Hill Alderney. A granite quarryman.

Died at the Somme, aged 39 years


Remembered on:

Island (Bailiwick) Memorial, St Peter Port, Guernsey
St Magloire Memorial, Guernsey
Memorial Plaque from French Consulate's Office in Jersey.


Pierre (Peter) Marie Allain

Soldat 2nd Classe Pierre (Peter) Marie Allain, Medaille Militaire. Croix du Guerre
355 Regt. d'Infanterie

French records

St. Magloire Panel

St. Magloire Panel at St. Joseph's, Guernsey


Courtesy of the Guernsey Press, Brian de Jersey & Priaulx Library