William Wallace Bentley ALLEN

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ALLEN, William Wallace Bentley

Service Number: 236
Enlisted: 31 August 1914, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hamilton, Victoria, Australia, 1886
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Dunmore State School, Victoria
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Grave L. 5. INSCRIPTION THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Memorials: Portland War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

31 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 236, Enlisted at Brisbane
24 Sep 1914: Involvement SN 236, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
24 Sep 1914: Embarked SN 236, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
25 Apr 1915: Involvement Sergeant, SN 236, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

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

Previous military service included 2 years as Staff Sergeant Major and 2 years as a military clerk

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 25 and the son of Jane McDonald Allen, of "Arlie," Hurd St., Portland, Victoria, and the late Charles Allen. Native of Hamilton, Victoria. His brother, Private Charles Alexander Allen, aged 29  also fell.He served with the 58th Bn. Service Number 1614.