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James William James ALLAN

Regimental number2
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPier Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.8
Height5' 10.5"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A A Allan, George Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLAN James William James

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