Arthur James ALLSOP

Regimental number5781
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKeira Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 4"
Weight110 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Allsop, Wellington PO, Wellington, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 May 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Discharge date9 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 7 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 21 November 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France,28 December 1916; taken on strength, 19th Bn, in the field, 13 March 1917.

On leave to United Kingdom, 27 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 14 February 1918.

Wounded in action, 8 April 1918 (gun shot wound, chest and right arm), admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, and transferred to Casualty Clearing Station; to 6th General Hospital, Rouen, 12 April 1918; to England, 20 April 1918, and admitted to 15th Canadian General Hospital, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, 21 April 1918; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 3 July 1918; discharged on furlough, 11 July 1918, to report to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 25 July 1918.

Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 10 September 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Saxon', 11 December 1918; disembarked, sydney, 1 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 9 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 August 1965
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLSOP Arthur James