George Walter ALLEN


ALLEN, George Walter

Service Number: 6517
Enlisted: 3 January 1917, Sydney
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Coolamon, New South Wales, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Coolamon Superior Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Ypres, Belgium, 20 September 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood
Plot XXX, Row A, Grave 11
Memorials: Coolamon War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

3 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney
7 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6517, 18th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
7 Feb 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6517, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Sydney
Date unknown: Involvement 18th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Thomas and Jane Allen of Coolamon New South Wales, Australia. Brother of Edward Allen killed in action on 15May 1918