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Charles Riddie ALLANSON

Regimental number426
Date of birth--/11/1869
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank official
AddressRubicon, Point Nepean Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Allanson, Rubicon, Point Nepean Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLSGT
Unit name5th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF10
Promotion date: 25 January 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF10
Promotion date: 1 June 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Work near Jeancourt from 18-23 September 1918.
Recommendation date: 6 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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