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Charles Prowse ALLEN

Regimental number4729
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolOsbornes Flat State School, Melbourne High School, Training College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressState School, Inverleigh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, F S Allen, Inverleigh, Victoria
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death26
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave 74), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick A and Honor ALLEN.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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