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Leslie ALLEN

Regimental number4436
Place of birthSeymour, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
AddressTaranna, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr E Allen, Taranna, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3-4 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No 1 (Plot VII, Row H, Grave 12), Beaumont-Hamel, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Egbert and Lucy ALLEN
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 329 Pte Edwin ALLEN, 40th Bn, killed in action, 28 July 1917; 108 Pte Paul ALLEN, 51st Bn, died of wounds, 3 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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