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Clarence ALLEN

Regimental number3605
Place of birthGoodwood, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 4.75"
Weight110 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Allen, 14 Oak Avenue, Unley, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 260 days, Home Service; discharged, Services No Longer Required; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on grounds of defective vision.
Enlistment date20 February 1917
Place of enlistmentMitcham, South Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 10th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Discharge date18 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 3 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 18 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death3 April 1965
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLEN Clarence

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