Private Arthur Charles Allison

Service number 3341
Birth Date 1897
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Euroa
Death Date 1963
Death Place Australia: Victoria
Final Rank Private
  • 29th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 29th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Arthur Charles Allison was born at Euroa, Victoria in 1897. At the outbreak of the First World War he worked as a clerk and lived with his uncle, Frederick William Allison, in Fitzroy, Victoria. Both of his parents were deceased. Allison enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 6 March 1916 with 3 years of experience in the cadets.

After completing training at the AIF Signal School, he was assigned to the 29th Infantry Battalion. Private Allison departed Melbourne aboard HMAT Berrima A35 on 4 July 1916. He then proceeded to France aboard SS Princess Clementine on 30 December 1916. Allison was wounded in action on 2 March 1917.

Following a gunshot wound to his left forearm, he was admitted to Southwark Military Hospital on 13 March 1917. He returned to Australia aboard HMAT Themistocles on 5 November 1917. He was officially discharged from the AIF on 1 July 1918. Arthur Allison died in 1963 in Victoria, Australia.



Date of birth 1897
Date of enlistment 19 February 1916
Date of embarkation 04 July 1916
Date returned to Australia 05 November 1917
Date of death 1963