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Hilton Bede ALLEN

Regimental number8
Date of birth--/04/1888
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock and station agent
AddressCommercial Bank, Quirindi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, R A Allen, Commercial Bank, Quirindi, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name19th Battalion, Transport Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF45
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: INF45
Promotion date: 18 August 1916

FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave 34), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Richard Alldridge and Eliza Frances ALLEN
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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