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Samuel Septimus ALLOM

Regimental number1886
Place of birthNapier, New Zealand
SchoolChurch School, Napier, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia13
ReligionSeventh Day Adventist
OccupationFarm hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Ellen Allom, Wairo, North Island, New Zealand
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1918
Age at death20.10
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 9), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Annie ALLOM
Family/military connectionsHis brother in New Zealand won a Military Medal.

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