|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Outdoor portrait of Lieutenant Morton McLeod Allan, 12th Battalion, of Perth, WA. A bank clerk ...
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.