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Ambrose ALLEN

Regimental number475
Place of birthVictoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressCrystal Street, North Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Cecilia Daisy Allen, Fisher off Zebina Street, North Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateDied of wounds 29 April 1918
Age at death53
Place of burialPernois British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ambrose and Caroline ALLEN.
Family/military connectionsNephew Allen Johnston Victorian awarded Distinguished Medal for Bravery.

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