Grave marker for James R.
Allardyce in the Medway/Decker Cemetery, London (Middlesex county),
James enlisted in the Army
on 24 July 1943. Pfc Allardyce was transferred from the 11th
Replacement Depot in England, to Company B, 508th PIR on 10 August 1944.
Pfc Allardyce was listed
as wounded in action on 19 September 1944 and again on 27 September
His military awards
include the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster and the Bronze Service
Arrowhead device for the Holland campaign and Airborne operations.
NOTE: Although the
inscription shown is not up to date his wife Annie died on 7 March 2013.
James R. Allardyce
Allardyce, James R.
Funeral service will take
place Wednesday, November 15, 2006, at noon at Frankenmuth United
Methodist Church. The Rev. David Eardley will officiate. Burial will take
place at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 16, in Medway Cemetery, Ilderton,
Ontario. Jim's family will receive visitors Tuesday from 2-8 PM at the
Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin St., and at church
Wednesday from 11 AM until the time of service. Those planning an
expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Frankenmuth
United Methodist Church, Bethel Presbyterian Church in London Township,
Ontario, or Michigan's Own Military and Space Museum in Frankenmuth.
[Published on November 14, 2006]