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James Bryden ALLEN

Regimental number3
Place of birthEmerald, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressHay Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Ellis, Somerley, Comet, Central Queensland, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for two years in the Rockhampton Light Horse.
Enlistment date24 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 February 1915
Place of enlistmentYork, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Base Depot
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Discharge date12 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLEN James Bryden

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