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Allen Frederick BATH

Regimental number3781
SchoolState School, Burwood, Victoria
OccupationMarket gardener
AddressBath Road, Burwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Bath, Bath Road, Burwood, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name22nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularTwo letters found in his knapsack from his Captain and Major at Etapes had recommended him for a commission (information from father).
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death5 August 1916
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXIV, Row H, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Agnes Caroline BATH, Bath Road, Burwood, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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