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Reginald Sylvanus ALLCHIN

Regimental number3508
Place of birthMaidstone, Kent, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWarwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.4
Height5' 5"
Weight113 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Thomas Allchin, 17 Bremar Road, Grove Hill road, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date22 October 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 21 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: trench foot), Brisbane, 22 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death1 February 1948
Age at death51
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLCHIN Reginald Sylvanus

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