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Sydney Percy ALLISON

Regimental number5980
Place of birthMelrose, Tasmania
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressZeehan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.4
Height5' 7.5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Mr J W Allison, Latrobe, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the 93rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1916
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Discharge date6 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Anchises', 28 February 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 6 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsService number incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 5908.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLISON Sydney Percy

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