Outdoor portrait of Lieutenant Morton McLeod Allan, 12th Battalion, of Perth, WA. A bank clerk ...

Accession Number P05413.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Outdoor portrait of Lieutenant Morton McLeod Allan, 12th Battalion, of Perth, WA. A bank clerk prior to enlistment, he embarked from Adelaide aboard HMAT Port Lincoln (A17) on 1 April 1915 as a Private with the service number 1964. Promoted to Lieutenant, he was killed in action on 20 September 1917 at Polygon Wood, Belgium, aged 23. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.