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John Edmund ALLISON

Regimental number6768
Place of birthKiama, New South Wales
SchoolKiama Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal official
AddressKiama, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather
Enlistment date30 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingValley of Ayers
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBouzincourt Ridge Cemetery (Plot II, row C, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Believed to be buried in the above. Parents: Charles and Mrs ALLISON, Manning Street, Kiama, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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