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Thomas ALLAN

Regimental number1695
Place of birthPerth, Scotland
SchoolLasswade School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMilton, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Allan, Milton, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death27
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Nisbit and Margaret McWhittel ALLAN.
Family/military connectionsBrother who served.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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