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George Gilmour ALLARDYCE

Regimental number993
Place of birthRanelagh, Co Dublin, Ireland
Other NamesGeorge Gilman
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMedical student
Address65 Grosvenor Road, Rathgar, Dublin, Ireland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinG Allardyce, 65 Grosvenor Road, Rathgar, Dublin, Ireland
Previous military serviceServed in the Officers Training Corps, Dublin, Ireland.
Enlistment date11 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 November 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularUndergraduate of Trinity College, Dublin.
FateDied of wounds 18 May 1918
Place of burialMount Jerome Cemetery (Row 16, Grave C13587), Harold's Cross, Dublin City, Ireland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
39
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Janet S ALLARDYCE
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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Admitted to Hospital, Gallipoli, 23 August 1915 (influenza); transferred to Lowland Division Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, 24 August 1915; admitted to New Zealand and Australian Convalescent Depot, Mudros, 12 September 1915; discharged to duty, 17 September 1915; rejoined unit, Mudros, 18 September 1915.

Admitted to hospital, Mudros, 21 October 1915 (influenza); discharged to duty, 25 October 1915; disembarked for Alexandria, 18 December 1915.

Found guilty, 10 March 1916, of being absent without leave from 10.00 pm, 8 March 1916, to 9.30 pm, 9 March 1916; awarded 7 days? confined to barracks; forfeited 1 day?s pay.

Transferred to Australian Army Medical Corps Details, Serapeum, 22 April 1916; to 14th Field Ambulance, Ismalia, 22 April 1916.

To hospital, 29 May 1915 (sick); rejoined unit, 2 June 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 20 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 June 1916.

To England on leave, 3 December 1916; rejoined unit, 18 December 1916.

Admitted to hospital, France, 17 May 1917 (gassed); transferred to 47th Casualty Clearing Station, 21 May 1917; rejoined unit, 24 May 1917.

Transferred to 4th Bn, 30 May 1917.

Selected to attend Cadet Bn Course, 22 July 1917; marched into No 2 Officers Cadet School, Cambridge, 7 September 1917.

Admitted to 1st Eastern General Hospital, England, 9 October 1917 (sick); discharged, 27 October 1917.

Promoted 2nd Lieutenant, and posted to Reinforcements, 2 February 1918; marched into 1st Training Bn, Sutton Veny; 13 February 1918.

On Command at No 3 School of Instruction, Kandahar Barracks, 18 February 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 29 March 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Havre, 31 March 1918; proceeded to join unit, 2 April 1918; taken on strength, 4th Bn, 4 April 1918.

Wounded in action, France, 13 April 1918 (gun shot wounds to head and left leg); admitted to Line of Communication Hospital, 15 April 1918; to 14th General Hospital, 15 April 1918; invalided to England, 17 April 1918; admitted to 3rd Southern General Hospital, Somerville, England, 17 April 1918.

Died of wounds received in action, 18 May 1918; buried Mount Jerome Cemetery, Dublin, Ireland.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLARDYCE George Gilmour

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