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Pte. Godfry Hugh Wallis Allison
Australian Imperial Forces 33rd Btn.
from:The Plantation, Boomi, NSW.
(d.9th Jun 1917)
Godfry Allison joined the 33rd Battalion at the front on the 23rd March 1917. He was wounded in the left leg on 7th May 1917 and was treated by 11th Field Ambulance. He rejoined his unit on the 25th May and took part in the launch of the Battle of Messines. Godfry was Killed in Action on the 9th of June and was laid to rest in Toronto Avenue Cemetery. The personalised inscription on his headstone was chosen by his siblings, he was the eldest of the boys and three brothers Hugh, Stephen and Matthew survived him. He had nominated his sister Agnes as his next of kin and names his nieces and nephews as beneficiaries in his will.
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