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David Thomson Allan

Name on Board DT Allan
Name on Service
David Thomson  Allan
Enlistment Age 21
Occupation Field Officer, Agricultural Department
Place of Birth St Kilda, Vic
Next of Kin George Allan
Address 42 Twyford St, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 6/10/1914
Service No. 1114
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 22/12/1914
Embarkation Ship HMAT Ulysses A38
Unit on Embarkation 14th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 8/08/1915
Unit on Death 14th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Lance Corporal
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Gallipoli (no known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Additional Information David Thomas Allan attended Williamstown State School and was a member of the Presbyterian Boys' Naval Brigade. He sailed with the Second Convoy of 19 ships which departed from Albany, Western Australia on 31 December 1914. On graduating from the Dookie Agricultural College he obtained a position as an inspector with the Department of Agriculture. His father was a landscape gardener with the Victorian Railway Department. 
Additional References Footscray Chronicle, Saturday 11 September 1915, p2 The National Anzac Centre, Albany, Western Australia
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