Tom Allsopp

First Name: 
Tom
Last Name: 
Allsopp
Alternate Spelling: 
Allsop
Mother's Name: 
Louisa (nee Mears)
Father's Name: 
Robert Allsopp
Date Enlisted: 
Thursday, April 27, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
30th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Thursday, May 10, 1917
Place of Death: 
France
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

Tom Allsopp (Service No 3752) was born September 1894 in Clarendon Park, Leicester, England and came to Australia in 1913. At the time of enlistment he was a single 22 year old farm labourer living in Dapto, NSW.

He embarked on HMAT A68 Anchises with 9th Reinforcements, 30th Battalion on 24th August 1916. Tom was first sent to England and finally arrived in France on 23rd December 1916. On 10th May 1917 he was evacuated to the Australian Field Ambulance Dressing Station to be treated for trench fever. While there the station was hit by a shell and Tom was killed.

Tom is buried in Vaulx Australian Field Ambulance Cemetery Row C grave 22.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, ALLSOPP T

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