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Herbert Fosbery ALLEN

Regimental number4310
Place of birthGlen Innes, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraper
AddressWest Avenue, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A Allen, West Avenue, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as Sergt-Major in Militia.
Enlistment date10 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row M, Grave 5), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Charlotte ALLEN.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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