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John ALLAN

Regimental number4592
Place of birthIslington, Newcastle, New South Wales
SchoolHickham Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationIronmonger
AddressElizabeth Street, Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J R Allan, Elizabeth Street, Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and 3 years Voluntary Artillery.
Enlistment date30 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 16 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death24.11
Family/military connectionsThree other brothers served with the AIF.

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