Pvt Allie Allien

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Pvt Allie Allien

  • Birth 13 Feb 1893 La Salle Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 30 Sep 1918 Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Trout, La Salle Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 42327203

Son of Thomas Allen Wright, AKA Thomas Benjamin Allien and Melbra "Millie" Josephine Washington Allien. Married to Josephine Corley November 4, 1917 in LaSalle parish. Died the next year of the Spanish Flu while enlisted in the army during WWI (Co. L., 5th LA Inf.).

Jena newspapers are missing from around the date of his death, but a paragraph appeared in surviving newspapers just a few days before his death:

Jena Times September 21, 1918 Page 3, Column 3
Uncle Tom Allein [sic], an old Confederate war horse from Ward 5, was here last Saturday and expressed the desire to enter the army to assist his two sons [This would be Allie and Dewitt] and the other LaSalle boys in licking the Huns.


Family Members


Inscription

Co. L, 5th Inf.

Our darling one has gone before to greet us on the blissful shore.


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  • Created by: Lora Peppers
  • Added: 24 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42327203
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Allie Allien (13 Feb 1893–30 Sep 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42327203, citing Belah Cemetery, Trout, La Salle Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Lora Peppers (contributor 46565786) .