John ALLISON

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ALLISON, John

Service Number: 1701
Enlisted: 6 January 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Glasgow, Scotland, 1892
Home Town: Greenethorpe, Weddin, New South Wales
Schooling: Port Glasgow School, Scotland
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 111, Row B, Grave 51
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1701, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
17 Mar 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1701, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
17 Mar 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1701, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 18 years. Address at the time of enlistment was Clapp's Bridge, Greenethorpe, NSW

Next of  kin given as his brother Robert Allison of 8 Montgomery Street, Glasgow, Scotland

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