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Jack ALLEN

Regimental number2856
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLumper
AddressBunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Solomon Allen, The Ferns, Sorell, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2856B
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateDischarged 4 October 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 March 1972
Age at death82
Place of burialSt Mary's Cemetery, Kempton, Tasmania

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