Allan, William Francis Arthur (1466)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 19 years 5 months

Enlistment Details: Saturday, 17 July 1915 – Bendigo, VIC

Service Number: 1466            view online service record

Address:
28 Booth Street
Golden Square, Bendigo, VIC

Next of Kin:
Frederick Allan (father)
28 Booth Street
Golden Square, Bendigo, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 23 November 1915
Ship: HMAT Ceramic A40
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment – 12th Reinforcements

Fate:
DOW: Thursday, 8 August 1918
Place: France

Awards: MM


Corporal, 9 Medium Trench Mortar Battery, Died of wounds 9 August 1918, France, aged 22 , commemorated Vignacourt British Cemetery, Vignacourt, Picardie, France.

Parents: Frederick and Mrs Catherine ALLAN, born Port Melbourne (Attestation), South Melbourne (circular), educated SS. He was shown as a 19-year-old carter (Attestation) or timber worker (circular) when he enlisted with his parents shown in Bendigo. Awarded Military Medal, gazetted in Australia 19 April 1917; died of shell wounds to the right thigh and left arm, 20th Casualty Clearing Station.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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