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William Fife ALLAN

Regimental number4129
Date of birth14 October 1892
Place of birthWallangarra, Queensland
SchoolBrisbane Grammar School, Queensland
AddressWallangarra, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J F Allan, Golf Street, Chelmer, Queensland
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

At Meteren on night of 10-11 May 1918 he displayed marked initatve and devotion to duty of a very high order.
Recommendation date: 15 May 1918

FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 4130 Sergeant James Douglas ALLAN MM, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 January 1967
Age at death74
Place of burialCremated: ashes interred at Mt Thompson Memorial Gardens, Brisbane, Queensland.

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