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Name: ALLEN, Richard Burton 'Dick' (Capt.)

Nee: son of William Richard Allen, bro of Cecil William and Albert Reginald 'Rex' Allen

Birth Date: 15 Aug 1892 Sydney, Australia

Death Date: 24 Mar 1966 London

First Date: 1920

Last Date: 1930

Profession: Left the Army in 1920 to farm in Kenya alongside his family and bought a farm at Bahati and farmed there till 1930 when he left Kenya to return to England for health reasons.

Area: Bahati. 1930 Nakuru, 1925 Solai

Married: In Srinagar, Bengal 1 Jun 1921 Marie Findlay Kathleen Best b.16 Sep 1890 Edinburgh, d. 1979 Ballachulish, Argyll

Children: William Richard 'Tim' (10 Feb 1923 Nairobi-1990); Marie Elisabeth Burton 'Dinie' (1928)

Book Reference: EAWL, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Rift Valley

War Service: 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales) service in France & Flanders in WW1

School: Stubbington and RMA Sandhurst

General Information:

Badly wounded in the neck towards the end of WW1. After a lengthy convalescence he rejoined his regiment, now in India, in 1919 where he met and married his wife. Source: John B.R. Allen
Rift Valley - Member of the Rift Valley Sports Club - Jan 1929 - Elected - 24 Jun 1922 - Capt. R.B. Allen
Ancestry for birth and death
1939 England and Wales Register living with wife in Ripon

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