James Alexander Allan

First Name: 
James
Middle Name: 
Alexander
Last Name: 
Allan
Mother's Name: 
Elizabeth (nee Liddell)
Father's Name: 
James Allan
Date Enlisted: 
Wednesday, July 14, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
32nd Battalion / 2nd Field Bakery
Company: 
C
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
1914/1915 Star
Date of Death: 
Saturday, October 28, 1961
Place of Death: 
Western Australia
Details: 

Private James Allan (Service no. 875) was born in Mount Kembla in 1893. He enlisted in the AIF at Blackboy Hill, Western Australia. He embarked with C Company, 32nd Battalion on 18th November, 1915 on the HMAT A2 Geelong. On arrival in Egypt he was transferred to 2nd Field Bakery and served on the Western Front with them for the duration of the war.

While he was not wounded he had a number of hospital admissions due to illness. He returned to Australia in April 1919 and was discharged from the AIF on 20th July, 1919.

In 1920 at Collie in Western Australia he married Ada Hallingren.

He remained in Western Australia and died on 28th October, 1961.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, ALLAN J A

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