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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Frank George Allen

 

Chief Blacksmith, 40921-H, RCN

 

Born: 11 Mar 1917, North Head, Grand Manan, New Brunswick

 

Died: 03 Jun 1947, Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

Book of Remembrance

 

ALLEN, Frank George, Chief Blacksmith, 40921H, RCN, died - 03 Jun 1947, HMCS WARRIOR - son of Frank H. Allen and Loretta L. Allen, of East Saint John, NB; husband of Audrey Mae Allen, of Parrsboro.

 

Frank Allen joined the RCNVR (service # V2240) on 01 Aug 1935 at Saint John, NB. He transferred to the RCN on 01 Sep 1941. He died when the taxi he was in drove off the end of Jetty 3 in HMC Dockyard. The taxi driver managed to escape the vehicle but Frank Allen and his shipmate James Lambert, who was in the taxi with him, both drowned. He is buried in the St. George's Parish Cemetery, Parrsboro, NS.

 

Ships served in:

SAINT JOHN DIVISION RCNVR

HMCS YORK

HMCS SCOTIAN

HMS BATTLER - Served in Battler 21 Aug 1945 - 22 Nov 1945 as a Ch Blacksmith, RCN

HMCS WARRIOR - Drafted to Warrior 24 Jan 1946 as a Ch Blacksmith, RCN

 

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(1) ID card  (2-3) Certificate of Service (RCN)  (4-5) Service Summary (RCNVR)  (6-7) Service Summary (RCN)

 

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Police investigation report into the deaths of CPO Allen and CPO Lambert

 

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