William Gordon ALLEN

Regimental number3760
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolAlbany State School, Western Australia
AddressSefton Park, Nailsworth, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Mrs Beatrice Walsh, Emily Street, Sefton Park, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date17 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row B, Grave 41), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Alice Mary ALLEN.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal