ALLEN, William Joseph
(Service number 41722)

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Date 11 May 1894 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Forresters Arms Hotel, Greytown
Occupation Motorman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Miss CASEY (friend), Forresters Arms Hotel, Greytown
Religion Roman Catholic
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Biographical Notes

William Joseph Allen was the son of Irish-born Michael and Norah Allen. He was educated at Sacred Heart School Timaru and the Timaru Marist Brothers School..


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 July 2018]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [30 July 2018]

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