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Charles Henry ALLEN

Regimental number1067
Place of birthMoonta Mines, South Australia
SchoolWallaroo Public School, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressStirling Street, Wallaroo, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Wharton, Stirling Street, Wallaroo, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets, Wallaroo.
Enlistment date24 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.8
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 12), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas James and Ellen ALLEN
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4369 Pte Thomas James ALLEN, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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