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Con Harold ALLEN

Regimental number1310
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
Place of birthAshfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Other NamesCon
SchoolAshfield Private School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAssayer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr T. C. Allen, Kirribilli Point, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 November 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHeld a responsible position in Smelting works at Chilagoc, QLD, he had many men under him. (Father)
FateKilled in Action 1 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death26
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave 13), Gallipoli, Turkey.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Con and Aileen ALLEN
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Killed in action, 1 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLEN Con Harold

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