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William Arthur Francis ALLAN

Regimental number1466
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
AddressMrs. Catherine Allan, 28 Booth Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Frederick Allan, 28 Booth Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1466A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Medium Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 29 September 1916

FateDied of wounds 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.3

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
Date: 19 April 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 1509 Pte Walter ALLAN, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as ALLEN.

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