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Robert ALLEN

Regimental number5794
Place of birthBeverley, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEast Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Beatrice Allen, 107 Duke Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave 11), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Sarah ALLEN.
Family/military connectionsBrothers Owen Moore Allen and Ernest Allen both killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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