Lt. Horace Michael Hynman Allenby, MC

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Horace Michael Hynman Allenby

Birthplace: Donhead House, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: July 29, 1917 (19)
France or Belgium (Killed in battle, WWI)
Immediate Family:

Son of Field Marshal Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby GCB, GCMG, GCVO and Lady Adelaide, Viscountess Allenby of Megiddo, D.G.St.J

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About Lt. Horace Michael Hynman Allenby, MC

Horace Michael Hynman Allenby was born on January 11, 1898 at Donhead House, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. He was the son of Field Marshal Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby of Megiddo and Adelaide Mabel Chapman. He died on 29 July 1917 at age 19 at Coxyde, Belgium, from wounds received in action. Some sources state the place of death was in France.

He was educated at Wellington College, Berkshire, England. He fought in the First World War. He gained the rank of Lieutenant on October 27, 1915 in the service of the Royal Horse Artillery. He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.)

Horace died unmarried and without heirs. His father's title devolved upon Horace's cousin Lt.-Col. Dudley Jaffray Hynman Allenby.


  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Date of Death: 29/07/1917
  • Age: 19
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Horse Artillery "T" Bty.
  • Awards: M C Grave Reference: II. D. 1.
  • Additional Information: Son of Field Marshal Sir Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby of Megiddo, and Adelaide M. Allenby, Viscountess Allenby of Megiddo.,%20HORACE%20MICHAEL%20HYNMAN

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Lt. Horace Michael Hynman Allenby, MC's Timeline

January 11, 1898
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
July 29, 1917
Age 19
France or Belgium