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Allen George KYD

Regimental number1430
Place of birthElsternwick Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Address'Ingleside', Glen Huntly Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinGeo. Kyd, 'Ingleside', Glen Huntly Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered to Military Medal)


Recommendation date: 5 August 1917

FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given name two spellings Allen and Alan
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 19
Date: 14 February 1918

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Date of death27 June 1937

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