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Henry James ALLARD

Regimental number255
Date of birth--/01/1898
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
SchoolBoy's Central State School, Rockhampton, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
Address92 Talford Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Allard, 92 Talford Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date4 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted as Private 4th October 1915 aged 17.9 years. Promoted to Corporal 5/8/17, being again promoted to Sergeant and decorated with Military Medal 3/9/17.
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Age at death22
Place of burialToowong Cemetery (Church of England portion, number S1/67), Queensland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
Date: 24 January 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 February 1920

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