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John James ALLEN

Regimental number612
Place of birthTruro, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressRoyal Oak Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinFather, G Allen, Trenwick Road, Truro, Cornwall, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name10th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Driver John Allen sailed on a different ship to the rest of B Company. He boarded the Transport A12, "Saldanha"
Discharge date12 December 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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