ALLEN, Francis Conway
(Service number 59497)

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Date 1 September 1878 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 49 Majoribanks Street, Wellington
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Date 21 November 1918 Age 40 years
Place of Death Woodgrove
Notices Timaru Herald, 30 November 1918
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New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Francis Conway Allen was the second son of Irish-born Michael and Honora (Nora) Allen. Frank was called up after being drawn in the ballot. His brothers, John and Michael, servedin World War I, while Denis, and William enlisted. After their mother's death in 1913, their father lived with his daughter Catherine Hedges.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs]; Timaru Herald, 30 November 1918 (Papers Past)[ 06 January 2018

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