Regimental number3003
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHomebush Road, Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44.2
Height5' 8.5"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Allen, Homebush Road, Strathfield , Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 August 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Butchery
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
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Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date8 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konegin Luise', 21 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 16 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 8 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 August 1956
Age at death88
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery, Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLEN Edwin