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Charles Cedric Gordon Allom

Male 1896 - 1917  (21 years)



  • Name Charles Cedric Gordon Allom  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Known as "Cedric" 
    Birth 07 Sep 1896  The Knoll, Park Avenue, Willesden Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 5
    • On the 7th Sept., at The Knole, Willesden-green, the wife of Chas. C. Allom, of a son. [The Times]
    Residence Mar 1901  35 Mowbray Rd, Willesden Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Education 1911 - 1914  Wellington College, Crowthorne Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 6
    • Lent term 1911. Allom, Charles Cedric Gordon. (Hardinge house, 1911-1914), son of C. C. Allom; Cap. 1912, XI 1913, Prefect 1914. Trinity College, Cambridge. European War, R.F.A. Died of wounds 1917. [Wellington College Register]
    • Member of Cricket XI 1912 & 1913
    Residence Apr 1911  Wellington College, Crowthorne Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Education 1914  Trinity College, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 7
    • Allom, C. C. G. Capt. R.F.A. Matric 1914. Died 20 Oct. 1917 of wounds received in action 9 Oct. 1917. [War List of the University of Cambridge 1914-1918]
    • Lt Charles Cedric Gordon Allom (RFA) died of wounds, October 20 [1917], aged 21. Wellington [Cricket] XI. He had a place at Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1914 and is commemorated on its war memorial, but he joined the university OTC and was gazetted 2nd Lt in July 1915. He was the only son of Sir Charles Allom, who founded the interior-design firm of White, Allom & Co. [Wisden on the Great War: The Lives of Cricket's Fallen 1914-1918]
    • Commemorated in Trinity College chapel. At the east end, either side of the altar, the oak panels are engraved with the 618 names of those who died in the First World War, and the following dedication: Iuxta fidem defuncti sunt omnes isti non acceptis repromissionibus sed a longe [eas] aspicientes et salutantes et confitentes quia peregrini et hospites sunt {super terram}. [cf Hebrews 11: 13). The memorial carved on the floor of the pavement, in front of the high altar, reads: In memory of the men of this College who gave their lives in war MCMXIV - MCMXVIII.
      Allom, Charles Cedric Gordon.
      (Born Sept. 7, 1896, at Willesden Green, Middlesex. Only son of Sir Charles Allom, of Totteridge, Herts. School, Wellington. Admitted as pensioner at Trinity, June 25, 1914. Captain, Royal Field Artillery, 'C' Battery, 1st (North Midland) Brigade. Died Oct. 20, 1917, of wounds received in action Oct. 9, 1917. Buried at St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France.) [Trinity College, Cambridge]
    Military Service - 1917  France Find all individuals with events at this location ; Captain, Royal Field Artillery  [8, 9
    Death 20 Oct 1917  Rouen, France Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Died of wounds sustained in action  [4, 8, 9
    • In ever tender and grateful memory of Charles Cedric Gordon Allom, Lieut. (Acting Captain), R.F.A., only son of Sir Charles and Lady Allom, of Totteridge, Herts, who died on Oct. 20th, 1917, of wounds received on Oct. 9th at Zonnebeke Brook, aged 21. [The Times, In Memoriam, 21 Oct 1918]
    • In proud and loving memory of our brother Cedric, Oct. 20th, 1917. -- Marjorie, Doris, Gwen.
    Burial abt 20 Oct 1917  St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Probate 04 May 1918  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 253 6s. 9d.  [10
    • Allom Charles Adrie [sic] of Fairlawn Totteridge Hertfordshire Lieutenant R.F.A. died 20 October 1917 in France on active service Administration London 4 May [1918] to sir Charles Carrick Allom knight. Effects 253 6s. 9d. [NPC]
    Person ID I1937  Tatham | Crew branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 03 May 2014 

    Father Charles Carrick Allom,   b. 16 Jun 1865, Notting Hill Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jun 1947, Potters Bar Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Laura Ann Tatham,   b. 29 Apr 1863, 31 Surrey St, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1952, Triscombe, Heath Drive, Potters Bar Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Marriage 22 Sep 1888  Holy Trinity, Kilburn Find all individuals with events at this location   [11, 12, 13
    Charles Carrick Allom and Laura Ann Tatham
    Charles Carrick Allom and Laura Ann Tatham
    marriage 22 Sep 1888
    Notes 
    • Apr 1891: 1 serv.
      Apr 1911: 6 serv, 26 rooms
    Family ID F0002  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 07 Sep 1896 - The Knoll, Park Avenue, Willesden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - 35 Mowbray Rd, Willesden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1911 - 1914 - Wellington College, Crowthorne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Wellington College, Crowthorne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1914 - Trinity College, Cambridge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Captain, Royal Field Artillery - - 1917 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Died of wounds sustained in action - 20 Oct 1917 - Rouen, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - abt 20 Oct 1917 - St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 253 6s. 9d. - 04 May 1918 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 4

    2. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Hendon, 4Q1896.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 14 b Willesden Green

    4. [S05] The Times, in memoriam, 21 Oct 1918.

    5. [S05] The Times, birth notice, 18 Sep 1896.

    6. [S20] School and College Registers, Wellington College.

    7. [S07] Other Sources, War List of the University of Cambridge 1914-1918.

    8. [S29] Medal Index Cards WW1.

    9. [S34] Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

    10. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    11. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Hendon, 3Q1888.

    12. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, Holy Trinity, Kilburn, 22 Sep 1888.

    13. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 22 yrs