Herbert Richmond ALLISON

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ALLISON, Herbert Richmond

Service Numbers: 1307, 1255
Enlisted: 24 October 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness (Chronic broncho pneumonia and pulmonary haemorrhage), Victoria, Australia, 7 June 1920
Cemetery: Moorngag Cemetery
Moornag Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
2 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1307, 8th Infantry Battalion
2 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1307, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Melbourne
7 Jun 1920: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1255, 58th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 58th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

58 Battalion

Rank - Private

3 November 1915  wounded in action - first time - head face thigh

19 July 1916 wounded in action - second time

2 September 1918 wounded in action - third time

8 September 1918 - gassed

Returned to Australia 14 December 1918

Note "Temp Card" lists Herbert Allison as discharged on 30 March 1919. However Dept of Vet Affairs attested death was as a result of active service and he died before the cut off date. Recorded as an "omission" name to included on roll in due course. Authority 746/12/2 VII Folio 47 and 7460203 Folios 1 & 2

Next of kin was brother Archibald Allison of 2 Sutton Grove, Richmond, Victoria

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Herbert Richmond ALLISON was born in Melbourne , Victoria in 1890

His parents were Martin ALLISON & Lena JARVIS