Raymond John Allen was born on 21 May 1922 the son of John and Emma Allen of 23 Chinnor Road, Thame. At his baptism in St Mary’s church on 9 July 1922 his father John is recorded as a postman.
Raymond joined the Royal Army Ordnance Corps at the start of WW2 but was tragically killed in an accident at the 2 AA Div Workshop in Leicester on Saturday 7th December 1940 aged just 18 years.
He was buried in St Mary’s Church yard Thame on 12th December 1940 in the family grave.
He is remembered on the War Memorial in Thame and on St Mary’s Church Memorial Board.
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