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Allen Henry DALZIEL

Regimental number1021
Date of birth--/08/1883; secondary dob: 11/08/1883
Place of birthSemaphore, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address2 King Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Beatrice Alice Dalziel, 2 King Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF43
Promotion date: 18 August 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF43
Promotion date: 24 November 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 8 July 1918

FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in command of a platoon during an attack. He captured several strong points, including two machine guns and a number of prisoners. He did fine work.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 September 1946
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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