Allan Dow HEGGIE

HEGGIE, Allan Dow

Service Numbers: 3531, 3531A
Enlisted: 2 September 1915
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 60th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dunolly, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Dunolly State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Warehouseman
Died: Killed in Action, Fromelles, France, 19 July 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3531, Depot Battalion
29 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3531, 21st Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '13' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Demosthenes embarkation_ship_number: A64 public_note: ''
29 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3531, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 3531A, 60th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...3531A Private Allan Dow Heggie 21st Battalion of Carlton, Vic. A warehouseman prior to enlistment, Pte Heggie embarked with the 21st Battalion on board HMAT Demosthenes (A64) on 29 December 1915. In the Middle East he was transferred to the 60th Battalion. They arrived in France on 1 June 1916. Pte Heggie was appointed lance corporal on 15 July 1916. On 19 July 1916 Lance Corporal Heggie was killed in action at Fromelles, France. He was 24 years of age." - SOURCE (