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Ronald Shadwick ALLEN

Regimental number2805
Place of birthNorth Motton, Tasmania
SchoolNorth Motton State School, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressNorth Motton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Herbert Osbourne Allen, North Motton, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death18
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row O, Grave 25), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert Osbourne and Marion Wallace Hay ALLEN.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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