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Regimental number1504
Place of birthFenton, Staffordshire, England
SchoolPublic School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia31
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Allen, 2115 Forth Avenue, North West Grand Trunk Subdivision, Calgary, Canada
Previous military serviceServed in Africa in Scottish Rifles, also Scottish Horse.
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name3rd Battalion, H Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Commemoration details35
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Sarah ALLEN. Native of Fenton, Staffordshire, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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