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Daniel ALLEN

Regimental number2870A
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressHodel Siding, Ayr Line, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen Jane Allen, Hodel Siding, Ayr Line, Queensland
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Awarded for 8th Brigade raid on 12 October 1916.

FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'Private ALLEN showed conspicuous gallantry as a bomber throughout the assault, and accounted for several Germans.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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