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Thomas ALLEN

Regimental number2552
Place of birthBenalla, Victoria
SchoolThoona State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDevenish, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Mr W G Allen, Thoonah PO, Devenish, Victoria
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of disease 10 October 1915
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death33
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave 127), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George W and Frances ALLEN.
Family/military connectionsThree brother on active service; one been decorated with Military Medal.

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