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COLLINS, Ethel Lilian


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VAN ALLEN, Ernest Dwight

COLLINS, Ethel Lilian 2

  • Born: 4 Jan 1913, , , , England 2 3
  • Marriage: VAN ALLEN, Ernest Dwight on 12 Jun 1941 in , , , England 1 2
  • Died: 5 Sep 2002, Morrisburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada aged 89 3
  • Buried: 13 Sep 2002, Binsted, , Hampshire, England 3

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Her obituary was published in the Winchester Press in 2002 in Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada. Ethel Lilian Van Allen of Morrisburg died peacefully at the Hartford Residence Centre, Morrisburg on Thurs., Sept. 5, 2002, after a brief illness, in her 90th year.
She was the beloved wife of the late Dwight Van Allen, who died at war in 1942. They were married in Binsted, England in 1940. Mrs. Van Allen was born on Jan 4, 1913 in England to the late Alfred Collins and Lily Louisa Croucher.
She was the loving mother of Brian (Sharon) Van Allen of Morrisburg. Dear sister of Eileen Brooks and Arthur (Joyce) Brooks of Hampshire England.
Sadly missed by niece Elizabeth (Stephen) Boxall and nephew Clive Brooks, both of Hampshire/Surrey, England.
A private family visitation was held at the Parker Funeral Home, Morrisburg. Cremation. Inurnment at Binsted Anglican Church Cemetery, England on Fri., Sept. 13. Memorial donations to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital's Renewing the Vision campaign gratefully acknowledged. 3


Ethel married Ernest Dwight VAN ALLEN, son of Earl Reddick VAN ALLEN and Lottie WEAVER, on 12 Jun 1941 in , , , England.1 2 (Ernest Dwight VAN ALLEN was born on 20 May 1920 in Winchester, Dundas, Ontario, Canada 4 5 6, baptized on 11 Oct 1920 in Winchester Springs, Dundas, Ontario, Canada,2 died on 4 Oct 1942 in , , Surrey, England 4 6 7 and was buried on 8 Oct 1942 in Brookwood, , Surrey, England 6 7.). The cause of his death was Injuries from motorcycle accident during WW II in England.



1 Internet web site, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/k/e/y/Tamara-V-Keys-SC/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-1273.html.

2 Lynn Cook and Klaas Van der Baaren, Descendants of Jacob Van Allen, U.E.L., ISBN 0-921452-02-0 (Morrisburg, Ontario: self, 1986), 86.

3 "Ethel Lilian Van Allen," (Winchester)Winchester Press, 2002, col. Obituary.

4 Internet web site, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/k/e/y/Tamara-V-Keys-SC/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-1206.html.

5 Lynn Cook and Klaas Van der Baaren, Descendants of Jacob Van Allen, U.E.L., ISBN 0-921452-02-0 (Morrisburg, Ontario: self, 1986), 64.

6 Veterans Affairs Canada database, Canadian Virtual War Memorial(http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/collections/virtualmem : accessed 1 Apr 2013), Dwight Ernest Van Allen; Unit: Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Force: Army
Service Number: C6086
Reference: RG24

7 "Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938 and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947," database, Dwight Ernest Van Allen.