ALLEN, Henry

Service Number: 2861
Enlisted: 26 October 1916, Enlisted at Armidale, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 46th Infantry Battalion
Born: Inverell, New South Wales, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Inverell, Inverell, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Myelitis and Pyelitis, Coast Hospital, Little Bay, New South Wales Australia, 6 July 1918
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Church of England section, Row H, Grave 1320
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Inverell & District Memorial Olympic Pool WW1 Honour Roll, Inverell War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

26 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2861, 46th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Armidale, NSW
17 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, 2861, 46th Infantry Battalion
17 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, 2861, 46th Infantry Battalion, SS Port Napier, Sydney
21 Jan 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 2861, 46th Infantry Battalion, Severe gunshot wound to the back and evacuated to England on 16 February 1918

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry and Louisa Allen of Inverell, NSW

16 March 1918 - commenced return to Australia on board HS Kanowna for discharge spinal parapligia

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal