Veteran of Dieppe Raid (Operatie Jubilee) on August 19th, 1942. Returned to U.K. the same or next day.
Died as a result of multiple bomb fragment wounds to the left shoulder, chest, buttock and ankle.
SOURCE: VETERANS AFFAIRS CANADA
Two brothers also died in service.
Warrant Officer Class II (Air Gunner) Hugh Robert, age 20 (R/180114) was with R.C.A.F. (7 R.A.F. Sqdn). His remains lay buried on the Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery. February 20th, 1944.
An air crew of 8 failed to return during an air operation above Leipzig. Six members (1 Canadian, 5 Brits) were killed during the crash. Two other Brits survived and became Prisoners Of War.
Private John Albert, age 28 (H/19432) was also with the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. His remains lay buried on the Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery. July 21st, 1944.
Disembarked on the same day as Allen (July 8th, 1944). First reported missing, later that day reported killed in action.