Alfred Donald McAllister ALLARD

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ALLARD, Alfred Donald McAllister

Service Number: 73
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Elsternwick, Victoria, June 1891
Home Town: Brighton, Bayside, Victoria
Schooling: Brighton Grammar School
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 18 May 1915
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery - ANZAC Cove
Plot II, Row A, Grave 5
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, National War Memorial (South Australia), North Road Presbyterian Church HB
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 73, Morphettville, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 73, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 73, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 73, 10th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
18 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 73, 10th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli

Pte. Alfred Donald McAllister Allard

From "Gallipoli, 1915"

Pte. Alfred Donald McAllister Allard, 10th Battalion Australian Infantry, was killed in action on 18th May 1915. He is buried in Beach Cemetery, Anzac.

Originally from Elsternwick, Victoria, he was the 23 year-old son of William Henry Allard and Florence Benson Allard, of “Mosslyn,” North Road, Brighton, Victoria, Australia.

He had been slightly wounded on 5th May 1915 but was quickly returned to his unit.

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Son of William Henry and Florence Benson Allard of "Rosslyn" North Road Brighton, Victoria, Brother of William Keith Allard

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

"...73 Private Alfred Donald Macallister Allard, 10th Battalion from Brighton, Victoria. A 23 year old engineer prior to enlisting on 19 August 1914, he embarked for overseas with F Company from Adelaide, South Australia on 20 October 1914 aboard HMAT Ascanius. He was killed in action at Gallipoli on 18 May 1915 and is buried in Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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