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Frederick James ALLEN

Regimental number5028
Place of birthKerang, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressLightning Hill, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M. Allen, Sailors' Gully, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 August 1967
Age at death69
Place of burialEaglehawk Cemetery, Victoria

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