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Frederick Clifford ALLINGHAM

Regimental number372
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolGolden Square and Huntly State Schools, Victoria
OccupationLand and mining surveyor
Address17 Montague Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height6' 1"
Weight182 lbs
Next of kinFather, J. Allingham, Montague Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Senior Cadets; also in 4th Light Horse Troop, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll489
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of burialBecourt Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row T, Grave 16), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Father: John Locke ALLINGHAM
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Transferred to 3rd Field Company Engineers as Sapper, and allotted Regimental Number 489, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 3 September 1915; Temporary Corporal, 21 December 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Promoted Permant 2nd Corporal under new establishment, 1 March 1916; promoted Corporal, 12 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 27 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 3 April 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLINGHAM Frederick Clifford

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