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Allan Kingston VICKERY

Regimental number817
Place of birthArarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank officer
AddressLondon Bank, Haymaker, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, L.K. Vickery, 'Vauclause,' King William Street, Preston, Victoria
Enlistment date23 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Clan Mccorquodale on 6 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters, Egypt
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: AIF Headquarters, Egypt
Promotion date: 1 November 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: AIF Headquarters, Egypt
Promotion date: 1 February 1919

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement, No. 30474 (14 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateDischarged 1 October 1919
Other details

War service: enlisted, 3rd Reinforcements, 6th Light Horse; not taken on strength. Transferred to AIF Headquarters, 22 May 1915. Discharged in Egypt; served with the Imperial War Graves Commission, Egypt, 1919-26. Returned to Australia, 1926. Visited Gallipoli, 1929.

Appointed Honorary Major, AMF, 25 November 1929.
Date of death1941

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