Biography

Birth date: 1886
Birth place: Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Death date: 1959
Final rank: Private
Service number: 50246 - First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Rolls and Awards

Collection Items

Photograph

P00889.022

Studio portrait taken on their wedding day of 50246 Trooper William Allen and his bride, the former Miss Madeline Ferguson. Trooper Allen, originally from Darwin, served in the 11th Light Horse Regiment.

P00889.022

P00889.021

Studio portrait of an Aboriginal serviceman, 50246 Trooper (Tpr) William (Willie) Allen, 11th Light Horse Regiment. Originally from Darwin, Tpr Allen enlisted on 10 December 1917, and returned to Australia on 20 July 1919. This studio portrait was likely made in a studio in Cairo as the...

P00889.021

Timeline

Date of birth 1886
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 1918-12-10
Date of death 1959