Richard William ALLEN

ALLEN, Richard William

Service Number: 1508
Enlisted: 27 November 1914, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Injester Place, Regent St, London, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Grong Grong, Narrandera, New South Wales
Schooling: Board School, Gt Putney St, England
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, Greece, 19 June 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 11, Row D, Grave 3, Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey, East Mudros Military Cemetery, Mudros, Lemnos, Aegean Islands, Greece
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

27 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
11 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1508, 2nd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
11 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1508, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Sydney

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Biography

Arrived in Australia aged 18 years

2 Battalion

Rank - Private

7 May 1915 Joined 2nd Battalion

Son of Richard and Mary Allen, of 67, Totterdown St., Tooting, London, England.