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Andrew Mitchell ALLISON

Regimental number6601
Place of birthNewtown, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolCooks Hill Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMoore Park, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 4"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Allison, 58 Parkham Street, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of chest measurement)
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 December 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'He was turned down six times not having chest measurements then passed the seventh time. '(Mother)
FateDied of wounds 26 June 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death25
Place of burialLongueau British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Bridget ALLISON.
Family/military connectionsBrother: A W ALLISON, Engineer, torpedoed on 'Atlantic,' 10 June 1917, and drowned.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLISON Andrew Mitchell

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