Ernest Charles Allen

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Ernest Charles Allen
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 12 Nov 1896
Place of Birth Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Death 6 Oct 1958, aged 62
Place of Death Kelmscott, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 44 years, 9 months
Description 5'10" (1.78m) tall ; ; fair complexion ; hazel eyes ; fair hair
Occupation Labourer
Religion Church of England
Address Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Amelia Florance Allen
Military Information
Reg Number W26618
Date of Enlistment 30 Jul 1941
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 29th Australian Garrison Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Ernest Charles Allen
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Headstone Information
Date of Birth 12 Nov 1896
Place of Birth Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Date of Death 6 October 1958
Age at Death 62 years
Additional Names Amelia Florence Allen
Transcription In loving memory of Amelia Florence Allen dear wife & mother died 23rd September 1947 aged 48 years also Ernest Charles loved husband and father died 6th October 1958 aged 62 years R.I.P.

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries: 1918 at Kelmscott, farm hand; 1925 at Armadale, labourer; 1931 - 1943 at Clarke road, Armadale, labourer.

During 1922 Ernest married Amelia Florence Neilson. Amelia died on 30 Jun 2014 in Kelmscott.

War Service

Enlisted at Swanbourne on 23 Jul 1941 where he was taken on strength by the 5th Australian Garrison Battalion. On 13 May 1942 Ernest was transferred to the 29th Australian Garrison Battalion. Classed as proficient and therefore entitled to proficiency pay on 1 Jul 1943, on 5 Apr 1944 he was transferred to 5th Australian Base Workshop. Six days later on 12 Apr 1944 he was released to the 110th Australian Base Hospital for an appointment.

Ernest was discharged at Claremont on 27 Jun 1944, he had been released early for essential service work (Armadale Road Board).

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1958 at Clarke road, Armadale, labourer;


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