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Walter Grenetts ALLOM

Regimental number3757
Place of birthToowoomba Queensland
Other NamesWalter Grimett
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHume Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jennie Allom, Hume Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 September 1916
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row D, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
147
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane ALLOM, Hume Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 7319 Sapper Noel Drayton ALLOM, 8th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919; 6065 Driver Lionel ALLOM, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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