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Ernest Taner ALLEN

Regimental number2517
Place of birthApia Samoa
Other NamesALLEN, Ernest Tann
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAssistant purser
Address'St Albans', Central Street, Naremburn, North sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Ernest Fredk. Allen, Apia, Samoa, South Sea Island
Enlistment date21 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919

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