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William John Hutchison ALLAN

Regimental number57417
Date of birth28 August 1893
Place of birthBacchus Marsh, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 10"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinFather, William John Allan, Esimadai, via Melton, Victoria
Enlistment date2 April 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Squadron Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney on board HMAT 'Port Sydney', 17 August 1918; disembarked Suez, 19 September 1918.

Marched out to 1st Field Squadron Engineers, in the field, 28 October 1918.

Attached to 972 Motor Transport Company, Army Service Corps, Tractor Park, for caterpillar training, 20 January 1919 (Non Military Employment); rejoined unit from attachment, 5 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 22 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death30 November 1966
Age at death73
Place of burialCarlyle Cemetery, Victoria

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