Leslie ALLEN

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ALLEN, Leslie

Service Number: 4436
Enlisted: 17 November 1915, Bass, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Seymour, Tasmania, 1893
Home Town: Taranna, Tasman, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Mouquet Farm, France, 3 September 1916
Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No.1
Plot 7 Row 4 Grave 12
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4436, Bass, Tasmania
8 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4436, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Warilda, Melbourne
8 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4436, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 52nd Infantry Battalion
3 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4436, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm

Service History

Born: Seymour, Tasmania
Son of Egbert & Lucy ALLEN
Of Taranna, Tasmania
Occupation prior to enlisting: Farm Labourer
Enlisted: 17 November 1915
Embarkation: 8 February 1916 from Melbourne per ‘Warilda’
Age: 22 years
Served in France
Killed in Action: 3-4 September 1916 at Mouquet Farm
Buried: Serre Rd Cemetery, No 1, France Plot 7, Row 4, Grave 12

Photograph Tasmania Weekly Courier 14 March 1918 Insert 5

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Son of Egbert and Lucy ALLEN