Allen Spencer Bignell


Full name Allen Spencer Bignell, born in Sutton, Surrey in 1898, fifth son of John J. Bignell, coachman domestic born in Sutton and Mary nee Forbes, cook domestic, born in Wheatley, who had married in 1891. In 1911 Allen was enumerated c/o his great-aunt Rose Hannah Pym, widow and boarding house keeper on High Street, Wheatley and mother to his aunt Mary Pym of Chippenhurst. He attended Wheatley Elementary school. Allen/Alan Spencer Bignell/Bagnall was in the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, with Regimental No. 64095 and also served in the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, No. 201588. He was listed in the 1921 Register of Electors as living on the High Street.

King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
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