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Vernon Harold ALLISON

Regimental number101
Place of birthBeaconsfield, Tasmania
SchoolBeaconsfield State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
AddressBeaconsfield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W H Allison, Beaconsfield, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1917).

Unspecified


*Leanes Trench
Recommendation date: Refers 3 August 1915*

FateReturned to Australia 3 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Beaconsfield State School Roll of Honour ('Esse Quam Videri': To be Be rather than to Seem), Tasmania. Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 217 Lance Corporal Norman ALLISON, 12th Bn, died of wounds, 3 February 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death17 January 1969

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