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Edward ALLEN

Regimental number2326
Place of birthKiama, South Coast, New South Wales
SchoolCoolamon Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressEdward Allen, Coolamon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, T Allen, Coolamon, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name19th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1918
Place of death or woundingSailly-le-Sec, Somme Sector, France
Age at death27
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row O, Grave 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6517 Pte George Walter ALLEN, 18th Bn, killed in action, 4 December 1917.

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