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Francis Joseph ALLEN

Regimental number2782
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address80 Hutt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Allen, 80 Hutt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 9 April 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Age at death26
Place of burialLa Neuville British Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Katherine ALLEN
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3508 Pte Thomas ALLEN, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 5 July 1919; another brother, returned to Australia, cannot be identified.
Other details

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

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