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Gillen Whitford ALLEN

Regimental number1878
Place of birthHawker, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMaitland, Yorke's Peninsula, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Allen, Maitland, Yorke's Peninsula, South Australia
Enlistment date19 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in England.
FateDied of wounds 17 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Place of burialStourbridge Cemetery (Row C, Grave 338), Hereford and Worcester.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Janet ALLEN.

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