1896 Aug 24. Born Lurgan, Armagh, Ireland. The family had owned Linwinny House, Lurgan for some time.
He has 1914 star, so pre war regular
1916 Aug 5. The undermentioned to be temp. 2nd Lts.(on prob.) for duty with R.F.C. :Victor William Allen
1916 Oct 30. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. (on prob.) are confirmed in their rank : — V. W. Allen.
1918 Mar 30 . RFC. Equipment Officers, 2nd Cl. From the 3rd Cl. :. Temp. Lt V. W. Allen, Gen. List.
1919 Apr 9 To unemployed List
1921 Jan 3. Joined ADRIC with service no 1405. Posted to K Coy
1921 Mar 13 Posted to O Coy
1921 Apr 8 Fined £3 by Coy Commander
1921 Apr 25. Fined £1 by Coy Commander
1921 Oct 7. Re-engaged
1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilization of ADRIC
1922 Mar 29. Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Constable
1922 Apr 6. Resigned from the British Gendarmerie , so never got to Palestine.