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Allen LIMB

Regimental number5146
Place of birthGawler South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPattern maker
AddressHarriet Avenue, Newstead, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs E P Limb, Harriet Avenue, Newstead, South Australia
Enlistment date29 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Altered to Card.
Recommendation date: 16 October 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 13 January 1919

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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