|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Wynella Grove Street, Snails Bay, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, T Allen, Wynella Grove Street, Snails Bay, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit name||17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/34/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Captain|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||17th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Showed great dash and leadership of C Company when moving up to occupy Grevillers Trench. Also in leading patrols and in command on outpost lines, when he displayed great gallantry under fire.'
Mention in Despatches
'For conspicuous bravery leading his men in the attack against the enemy near Anzac House.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Listed on the Balmain Rowing Club Roll of Honour.|
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his company in a most gallant manner, and throughout the operations set a magnificent example to his men. He led out a patrol and obtained valuable information.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
|Other details||Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|