Richard Stanley ALLEN

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ALLEN, Richard Stanley

Service Number: 3452
Enlisted: 10 August 1915, Holsworthy, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Leichhardt near Sydney, New South Wales, 1890
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Stanmore Superior Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Storeman
Died: Killed in action, France, 27 May 1916
Cemetery: Brewery Orchard Cemetery, Bois-Grenier
Brewery Orchard Cemetery Plot 1V, Row C, Grave 3 Rev. D. McNicol officiated
Memorials: Mosman St Kirk Presbyterian Church Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

10 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Holsworthy, New South Wales
20 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3452, 18th Infantry Battalion
20 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3452, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Sydney
Date unknown: Involvement 18th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

18 Battalion

Rank - Private

15 March 1916 taken on strength

Family inscription on grave says: "Far away from the Land of Wattle. He lies in a hero's grave"

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

John Richard and Agnes Jane Allen of 28 Lang Street, Mosman, New South Wales.