Walter Clarence ALLAN

Regimental number7442
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolSouth Preston State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressNorth Preston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, F Allen, 593 High Street, North Preston, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date18 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 April 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingHazelbrooke Front near Strazeele
Age at death22.5
Place of burialCaestre Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Rose ALLAN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal