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Regimental number5967
Place of birthBowen Vale, Victoria
SchoolBowen Vale State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver
AddressBowenvale Post Office, Bowenvale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W Allison, Bowenvale Post Office, Bowenvale,Vic
Enlistment date3 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 December 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 26), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie ALLISON, Dunolly, Victoria. Native of Bowenvale
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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