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Clyde ALLAN

Regimental number2871
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMetallurgist
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height6' 0.5"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lesley Allan, Lefroy Road, Beaconsfield, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 August 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Discharge date4 September 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 9 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 January 1917; marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford.

Proceeded overseas to France, 10 April 1917; taken on strength, 48th Bn, in the field, 15 April 1917.

Accidentally injured, 9 January 1918 (fractured right fibula); admitted to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, 9 January 1918; transferred to 54th General Hospital, 10 January 1918; to England, 8 February 1918, and admitted to Royal Surrey Hospital, England, 11 February 1918; transfererd to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 18 February 1918; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 9 April 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Matatua', 17 June 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 8 August 1918; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Perth, 4 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLAN Clyde

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