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Ernest Lindsay ALLEN

Regimental number6056
Place of birthCharlton, Victoria
AddressMurtoa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.6
Height6' 1"
Weight178 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Allen, Murtoa, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the State School Cadets, Nathalia.
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital 1-6 Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Discharge date9 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 12 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gas poisoning), Melbourne, 9 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLEN Ernest Lindsay

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