Allan, Morton McLeod (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1917)

Accession Number 1DRL/0023
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letter
Maker Allan, Morton McLeod
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1928
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/338
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Morton McLeod Allan, 12 Battalion, France, September-October 1917. Collection includes letters from Allan as printed in newspaper (unnamed) and condolence letters sent to Allan's parents after Allan was killed in action at Polygon Wood, 20 September 1917. Photocopies made by Australian War Memorial in 1928 and bound into file cover. Location of originals unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant Morton McLeod Allan, 12 Battalion, AIF. Killed in action, Belgium, 20 September 1917. Age 23. Son of the Reverend Thomas and Emma Allan. Native of Perth, Western Australia.