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William ALLAN

Regimental number2556
Date of birth26 January 1896
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBlock 6, Kyabram, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W M Allan, Kyabram, Victoria
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1917
Other detailsAlso served in World War II: enlisted Royal Park, Victoria, 19 February 1942; discharged, 15 December 1943, as V146979 Sergeant, Geelong Detention Barracks.
Date of death27 July 1966
Place of burialGeelong East Cemetery

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