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John Douglas ALLAN

Regimental number1989
Place of birthBolners, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
Address150 Paddington Street, Paddington
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Helen Allan, Tattersall's Hotel, Bodangora, near Wellington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed with the 17th Company, Ayrshire and Lanarkshire Yeomanry, South African War, 1899-1901.
Enlistment date19 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Tropical Force, Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Eastern on 25 January 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll14815
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Discharge date4 September 1919
Other details

War service: enlisted in the Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force; returned to Australia, 18 February 1916.

Re-enlisted, 10 May 1916. Embarked from Australia, 14 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 2 November 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 6 April 1917.

Commenced return to Australia, 4 June 1919; discharged, 4 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 December 1946

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