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William Henry ALLEN

Regimental number7193
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
AddressGoulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A H Allen, Sloan Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 43rd Infantry.
Enlistment date20 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 24 April 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Place of burialEddlinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
39
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Goulburn General Cemetery, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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