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Robert Mark ALLEN

Regimental number1130
Date of birth3 February 1896
Place of birthMurwillumbah, New South Wales
SchoolBalmain Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
Address60 Short Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Isabel Allen, 60 Short Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service29th Infantry
Enlistment date13 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion, Imperial Camel Corps
FateReturned to Australia 1 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3688 Pte Arthur Thomas Linton ALLEN, 1st Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 26 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 July 1967
Age at death71
Place of burialWoden Cemetery, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

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