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Allan James AITKEN

Regimental number3745
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHairdresser
AddressForrestville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Linda Aitken, 89 Leader Street, Forrestville, South Australia
Enlistment date17 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1916
Other details

War service: Western Front

Cause of death: accident
Date of death20 May 1929
Age at death37
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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