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William Andrew ALLISON

Regimental number60405
Place of birthLondonderry, Ireland
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 11"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Allison, 37 Cedar Avenue, Belfast, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 July 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Discharge date25 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney on board HT 'Bakara', 4 September 1918; admitted to ships' hospital, 8 September 1918 (gonorrhea); discharged, 24 September 1918; disembarked England, 14 November 1918. Marched in to 5th Training Bn, Fovant, 16 November 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 29 January 1919; marched in to Australian Staging Camp, Abancourt, 30 January 1919. Taken on strength 2nd Bn, 4 February 1919; detached to No 1 Company, Australian Army Service Corps, 2 March 1919; attached to 1st Australian Divisional Train, 3 April 1919; rejoined unit, 19 April 1919. Proceeded to England, 15 May 1919; marched in to No 1 Group RBAA, Heyesbury, 16 May 1919; marched in to No 1 Group, Longbridge-Deverill, 10 July 1919; marched in to No 2 Group, Longbridge-Deverill, 27 July 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Ajana', 19 August 1919; arrived Sydney, 10 October 1919; discharged, 25 October 1919.

Medal: British War Medal

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