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Sidney Torrington ALLEN

Regimental number801
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address9 Carrington Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 5.25"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinSister, Edith Kent, 18 Bella Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 December 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death7 December 1915
Age at death30
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave 19), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mark and Ellen ALLEN
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Court of Enquiry, 7 December 1915, concluded: 'Killed in Action, 7 December 1915'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLEN Sidney Torrington

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