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James ALLEN

Regimental number14466
Place of birthIreland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTram conductor
AddressBowen Hills, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Mrs E Osborne, Hurworth Street, Bowen Hills, Queensland
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo. 3 Section, Sea Transport Staff
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo. 3 Sea Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia
Discharge date15 May 1917
Other details

War service: England

Detached from No 3 Sea Transport Section for duty with No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 10 December 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon' (date not recorded); discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 15 May 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLEN James

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