Harold ALLEN

ALLEN, Harold

Service Number: 1668
Enlisted: 20 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Goodwood Park, Unley, South Australia, 23 November 1893
Home Town: Goodwood, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Goodwood Park, Unley South Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed In Action, Bullecourt, Artois, France, 11 April 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1
11 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1668, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, HMAT Borda A30
10 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1668, 48th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (First)
Date unknown: Involvement 32nd Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)
Date unknown: Involvement 48th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières


The Advertiser Monday 14 May 1917 page 9

The late Signaller Harrold Allen, who was killed in action in France on April 11, was the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. John Allen, of Oak avenue, Unley. He left Australia on January 11, 1916, and after being in Egypt for some months was sent to France, where he saw continuous service until the time of his death. The deceased, who was 23 years of age, was educated at the Goodwood Public School,and prior to enlisting was employed as a clerk in Mr. W. Kither's office, Rundle street. Two of his brothers are also on active service.

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Son of John ALLEN and Martha nee MORRIS