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Thomas Meredith ALLEN

Regimental number1313
Place of birthApia, Samoa
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
Addressc/o Sauwa Shipping Co., Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinAunt, Miss Allen, 273 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in N.Z. Territorials at Auckland for 5 years.
Enlistment date28 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined RFC school of military aeronautics as a cadet trainee and died as a result of an aeroplane accident. He was wounded at Anzac on 25/4/15.
FateDied as a result of accident; secondary fate: DOI 27 April 1917
Date of death27 April 1917
Age at death23
Place of burialAshtead (St Giles) Churchyard (Grave 165), Surrey, England, England.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
188
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsDIED AS A RESULT OF AEROPLANE ACCIDENT

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