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Cecil Gordon ALLEN

Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressRandwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, G Allen, 'Allendale', Sydney Road, Randwick, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 December 1916
Place of enlistmentN/A
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Malwa on 3 April 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 3 April 1917; disembarked Southampton, England, 1 June 1917; granted disembarkation leave until 6 June 1917.

Marched into Australian Army Medical Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 7 June 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 29 September 1917; taken on strength, 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 30 September 1917; transferred to 4th Field Ambulance, 2 October 1917; taken on strength, 4th Field Ambulance, in the field, 3 October 1917.

Posted to 13th Bn as Regimental Medical Officer, 1 November 1917, and taken on strength, in the field.

Detached to 15th Bn, in the field, 8 January 1918; posted to 4th Field Ambulance, 24 May 1918; posted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 30 May 1918.

On leave to Paris, 21 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 27 October 1918.

Marched out to 4th Australian Division Machine Gun Bn, 29 November 1918.

On leave to Italy, 8 April 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 24 April 1919.

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