Archie Ernest ALLCHIN (ALCHIN)

Badge Number: S10776, Sub Branch: Hayhurst
S10776

ALLCHIN (ALCHIN), Archie Ernest

Service Numbers: 2212, S213009
Enlisted: 18 December 1914, At Oaklands (Warradale)
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 5 Advanced Ordnance Depot
Born: Mount Gambier, SA, 26 November 1880
Home Town: Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Plympton, North, SA, 9 October 1962, aged 81 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: AIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide
Kendrew Oval 3A 58
Memorials: Mount Gambier PHR 1 RSL Pictorial Honour Roll*
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World War 1 Service

18 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2212, 5th Pioneer Battalion, At Oaklands (Warradale)
13 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2212, 5th Pioneer Battalion
13 Jul 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2212, 5th Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Adelaide
30 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2212, 10th Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days"
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, SN 2212, 10th Infantry Battalion
26 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2212, 10th Infantry Battalion, Repatriated on the Shropshire 13 May 1919

World War 2 Service

6 Dec 1939: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Sergeant, SN S213009, 5 Advanced Ordnance Depot, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
6 Dec 1939: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, SN S213009, Adelaide, SA
1 Dec 1943: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Sergeant, SN S213009, 5 Advanced Ordnance Depot

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

NOTE: The spelling of the Family name was incorrectly transcribed as ALCHIN on the AWM Embarkation Roll. The spelling has been corrected on this Memorial to accord with that record in the official Service Record. Chief Moderator -  February 2018.