honor role

Allen, John

** 770 Company Quarter Master Sergeant 12th Bn.

Born at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, Wesleyan. Enlisted 14 September 1914 age 31, butcher. Nok wife, Minnie Allen of c/o Mrs Fairbridge, School Farm, Pinjarra. Embarked at Fremantle 2 November 1914 A7 Medic. Served in Gallipoli 1915 and was wounded in the leg 28 April 1915. RTA October 1915 per A29 Suevic.  Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM. Pension slips 27 July 1916 gives his address as Grant St, CottesloeThe 1918 pension statements for his sons, with Minnie as trustee, are addressed to  Reeves St, Osborne; and a postage ‘advice of delivery’ slip dated 1990 is directed to 29 Brassey St, Swanbourne.