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Floyd de Vere ALLEN

Regimental number2560
Date of birth11 January 1895
Place of birthBoree Creek/Forbes, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressTolga, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 11.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Adaline de Vere Allen, 4 Wrexham Road, Windsor, Victoria
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2558 Pte Aubrey De Vere ALLEN, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSoldier may have been duplicated in Embarkations Rolls as has another Regimental Number of 3004.
Date of death17 October 1951
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLEN Floyd de Vere

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