|Place of birth||Wellington, New Zealand|
|Address||c/o Federal Hotel, Deniliquin, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs J B Allan, c/o Mrs Rouse, Campbell Road, Liverpool, England|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the New Zealand Naval Brigade.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Cootamundra, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A49 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||53rd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Disembarked Suez, 16 May 1916.
Reallotted to 14th Training Bn as Reinforcements to 53rd Bn, 20 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 21 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 18 July 1916 (not yet diagnosed: abdomen); transferred to England, 25 July 1916 (gastritis).
Transferred from Military Hospital, Western Heights, Dover, to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 7 August 1916; marched into No 1 Command Depot, 9 August 1918.
Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Wiltshire', 12 November 1916; discharged, Sydney, 1 February 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ALLAN Ronald Gordon|