Edgar Francis ALLAN

ALLAN, Edgar Francis

Service Number: 247
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Field Ambulance
Born: Melbourne, February 1884
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Jeweller
Died: Melbourne, 1968, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 247, 2nd Field Ambulance
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 247, 2nd Field Ambulance, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne

Saved by his water bottle.

Edgar was shot in WW1 and was saved by his pocket water bottle. He landed at Gallipoli on Anzac Day 2015 and was later at Posiers. He nearly lost his arm there from a gunshot wound. Returned to Australia in 1917.

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