Jacob ALLAN

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ALLAN, Jacob

Service Number: 869
Enlisted: 22 October 1914, Lismore, New Sout Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ormside, Westmorland, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Ormside School, Westmorland, England
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
No known grave. Panel 44
Memorials: Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

22 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lismore, New Sout Wales
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 869, 17th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 869, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
9 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 869, 15th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
Date unknown: Involvement 15th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

Arrived in Australia at the age of 21 years

Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Allan of Ormside, Westmorland, England

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