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Allen Morris McASKILL

Regimental number598
Date of birth28 February 1894
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
SchoolKapunda Public School, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMotor driver
AddressBrown Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John McAskill, Brown Street, Rosewater, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Discharge date19 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2858 Pte Archibald Gordon McASKILL, 10th Bn, died of wounds received at Pozieres, France, 25 July 1916.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium. Wounded at Norieul, 19 April 1917; invalided to 1st London General Hospital; recovered.

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