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Title: John Allen
Known As: Allen, John Ivey
Rank: Private
Service Number: 2301
Place of Birth: Bath (England)
Cultural heritage: English
Biographical notes: John Allen was born on 3 January 1890 to parents John and Bessie (nee Wainwright). On 27 October 1925 he married Marion, the eldest twin daughter of Mr and Mrs C.F. Mawsor of Oaklands Beerwah, at All Saint's Church Brisbane.
Occupation: Bushman
Age at Enlistment: 27
Place of Enlistment: Darwin
Unit: 11th Light Horse
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1952-01-08
Place of Death: Texas (Qld.)
Service History: Allen left Darwin on the SS 'Montoro' on 6 December 1916 and embarked from Sydney on 9 May 1917 on board HMAT A15 'Port Sydney'. He returned to Australia on the HMAS 'Kanowna' at the end of October 1919 and was discharged on 3 December 1919. He enlisted in the Second World War in the 8th Battalion VDC as Q204929.
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History of the 11th Light Horse Regiment, Fourth Light Horse Brigade, Australian Imperial Forces, War 1914-1919 by Ernest W. Hammond. Australia : The Regiment, 1942.
"Family Notices", Queensland Figaro, 14 November 1925: p.6.
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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: World War, 1914-1918
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