Thom's Irish Who's Who/Allen, Col. Sir William James
ALLEN, Col. Sir William James, K.B.E. (1921), D.S.O. (M.P. for North Armagh from 1917): J.P., D.L., Co. Armagh; served in France and Belgium in European War, 1915-18 (four times mentioned in despatches); Chevalier, Legion of Honour. Lt.-Col., 16th R.I.R.; son of Joseph Allen; b. 1870; m. Maria, dau. of the late John Ross. Res.: Linwhinny House, Lurgan.