From Hoole History and Heritage Society

ALLMAN, Stanley Arthur

Stanley Arthur ALLMAN

Regiment: 1 Bn Royal Welch Fusiliers

Rank: Fusilier

Died: 25 May 1940

Aged: 19

Buried/ Memorial: Abbeville Communal, France

Address: 47 Hoole Road, Hoole

Cheshire Observer 4 January 1941


The family of Fus. Stanley Arthur Allman, R.W.F. formerly of 47 Hoole Road, Hoole, have been notified that he has been presumably killed in France. He was first reported missing in May. Fus. Allman, who was 19 years of age, took an active interest in the 2nd Cheshire Boys Brigade, and for five years was connected with the organisation. He also was prominently associated with All Saints Church, Hoole, being a member of the Bible class. Prior to joining the Army he was employed at Messrs. Williams and Williams, Reliance Works. The family to hear from anyone who has news of Fus. Allman. His mother’s address is 14 Prospect Street, Aberystwyth and his sister lives at 33 Sandon Road Newton Chester.

His brother Gunner Frederick Thomas ALLMAN Royal Artillery of 24 Cedar Grove, Hoole was posted missing following the fall of Singapore.

Cheshire Observer 28 March 1942

It was later reported that a card had been received from a Japanese prison camp where he stated “ I am safe, fit and uninjured. Food and accommodation good.