Millington John ALLEN

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ALLEN, Millington John

Service Numbers: 1106, 2154
Enlisted: 14 September 1914, Mildura, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, 1875
Home Town: Ulverstone, Tasmania
Schooling: Launceston Grammar School, Tasmania
Occupation: Telegraph Operator
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 5 May 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Launceston Church Grammar School WW1 Honour Board, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Mildura, Victoria, Australia
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1106, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1106, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
5 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2154, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

Other service number 2154

Also served in Cumpulsory Volunteer Corps

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

Sister - in - law Mrs Louisa Treloar wrongly claimed the medals. The is a great deal of correspondence between the lawyers acting for the two surviving sisters attempting to recover the medals from Louisa Treloar. It is not definate whether or not the sisters actually regained the medals