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Allan Norman BACKHOUSE

Regimental number1905
Date of birth--/01/1896
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraughtsman
AddressThe Boulevarde, Strathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinClive Norman Backhouse, The Boulevarde, Strathfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 1st Battalion
Promotion date: 28 March 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: 1st Battalion
Promotion date: 24 November 1917

FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 929 Pte Noel BACKHOUSE, 6th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 22 December 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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