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William Henry ALLEN

Regimental number52972
Date of birth27 May 1898
Place of birthAllora, Queensland
OccupationEngine driver
AddressHill View, Allora, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, Wlliam Henry Allen, Hill View, Allora, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the 3rd ALH.
Enlistment date19 December 1917
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date1 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Main', 23 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 15 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 1 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLEN William Henry

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