|Date of birth|
|Address||105 Rupert Street, Subiaco, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Alice Allen, 105 Rupert Street, Subiaco, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from|
|Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.|
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Captain|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Sea Transport Service|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
'For consistently good work as commander, and Lewis Gun officer. He has shown splendid devotion to duty.'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
For conspicuous bravery in action near Warlencourt on 2 March 1917, when he led the attack against Malt Trench with great dash.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He organized a bombing attack at a critical time, and succeeded in capturing the enemy's position. He set a splendid example of courage and initiative.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
|Family/military connections||Brother: 3348 Corporal Horace Beresford ALLEN, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western FrontMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal