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William Richard Edward ALLEN

Regimental number2897
Place of birthMount Morgan Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressMalvern Hills, Blackall, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lavinia Annie Allen, Morgan Street, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 January 1971

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