Regimental number1775
Place of birthIllowa, Victoria
SchoolYangery and Koroit State Schools, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressKoroit, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, John Pallas, Koroit, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 April 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas President of the Koroit Branch of the Australian Natives Association, Captain of the Koroit Fire Brigade, and was on board the 'Southland' when it was torpedoed.
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 44), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Tower Hill Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: John and Ellen PALLAS, Koroit, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1775 Pte James Francis PALLAS, Anzac Provost Corps, returned to Australia, 1 September 1916.
Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal