Alleyne Westaby Wallis

Rank Second Lieutenant
Service No Unknown
Date of Death 07/06/1917
Age 21
Regiment/Service London Regt. 10th Bn.
Memorial Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

Alleyne Westaby Wallis was born in Marylebone on 25th April 1896. His father, Richard, was a Police Sergeant, later rising to the rank of Sub-Divisional Inspector. Alleyne had three siblings; Frank (b.1894), Cyril (b.1900) and Beryl (b.1909). Alleyne was admitted to St Marylebone CE Primary School on 16th September 1901, though he had to leave when the family moved to Brentford, West London. In 1911, aged 14, Alleyne worked as a Motor Engineering Works Fitter Improver.

He was made Second Lieutenant on the 18th January 1916 and sadly killed in action 18 months later.

His link to Finchley remains undiscovered.