7th NorfolkBarton TurfFallenPainter

Richard Allard

Born in 1892 in Barton Turf to Richard and Martha (nee Scarland) Allard and had 14 siblings. He served with D Company, 7th Norfolk Battalion and fought at the Battle of the Somme but was killed in action on 12th August 1916, aged 23. He is remembered at Thiepval Memorial.

Details on the Memorial Plaque: Private D Company 7th Norfolk – Fallen

Military service: 7th Norfolk

Service no:  12634

Lifespan: 1892 – 1916

Occupation: Painter

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