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Arthur Max ALLEN

Date of birth21 July 1891
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurveyor
AddressMurrurundi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Arthur Allen, Railway District Superintendent, Murrurundi, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Engineers
Promotions

Major


Unit: 1st Field Squadron Engineers
Promotion date: 6 June 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 19 April 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 30169 (6 July 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette No. 174 (11 October 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30474 (14 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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