|Place of birth||Glasgow Scotland|
|Address||Hodel Siding, Ayr Line, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||41|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Ellen Jane Allen, Hodel Siding, Ayr Line, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Awarded for 8th Brigade raid on 12 October 1916.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'Private ALLEN showed conspicuous gallantry as a bomber throughout the assault, and accounted for several Germans.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal