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Sidney Ernest ALLASON

Regimental number574
Place of birthBeaufort, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 11.25"
Weight175 lbs
Next of kinDaughter, Miss Sarah Allason, 5 Waltham Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military service1st Commonwealth Horse, South African War
Enlistment date6 October 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 6 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 July 1918
Family/military connectionsUndertook second period of service, see 7681 Sidney Ernest ALLASON.
Other details

War service, Egypt.

Embarked, 6 February 1915; disembarked Suez, 21 March 1915.

Found guilty, Mena, 17 April 1915, of disobedience of orders: awarded 14 day's detention.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kyarra', 10 June 1915.

Discharged Melbourne (misconduct), 19 July 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond period of enlistment states Brighton, England as place of birth.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLASON Sidney Ernest

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