Allen, William Edward David

Male 1901 - 1973  (72 years)


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  • Name Allen, William Edward David 
    Born 6 Jan 1901 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 11 Mar 1901  City of Westminster Middlesex England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Sep 1973  St. Vincent's Nursing Home Dublin County Dublin Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30023  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 

    Family King, Lady Phyllis Edith,   b. 19 Mar 1897, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1947, Paddington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 6 Dec 1922 
    Divorced 1932 
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F19917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.
      He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for West Belfast between 1929 and 1931.
      He wrote the book A History of the Georgian People, published 1931.
      He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the The Life Guards.
      He fought in the Second World War between 1939 and 1943.
      He wrote the book The Ukraine: A History, published 1941.
      He wrote the book Guerilla War in Abyssinia, published 1943.
      He was Press Attaché to the British Mission, Beirut between 1943 and 1944.
      He was Press Attaché to the British Embassy, Ankara between 1944 and 1947.
      He was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) in 1948.
      He wrote the book Caucasian Battlefields, published 1953, with Paul Muratoff.
      He was invested as a Fellow, Society of Antiquaries (F.S.A.).
      He was chairman of David Allen & Sons Ltd at Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland.
      He wrote the book David Allens: The History of a Family Firm 1857-1957, published 1957.
      He lived in 1958 at Whitechurch House, Cappagh, County Waterford, Ireland.


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