Walter Grimett ALLOM

Walter Grimett Allom Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Labourer
Enlisted
13-September-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
22
Status
Single
Service No
3757
Rank
Private
Unit
25th Battalion, 9th Reinforcements
Embarked
31-January-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of wounds
Date
14 September 1916
Place
Mouquet Farm, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Etaples Military Cemetery, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba’s Mothers’ Memorial and St Luke’s Anglican Church Toowoomba Honour Board.

Brother of 7319 Sapper Noel Drayton Allom and 6065 Driver Lionel Allom.

 

In April 1916 Walter Allom transferred to the newly-raised 49th Battalion and arrived in France in June. In September he was severely wounded at the battle of Mouquet Farm and evacuated to a Casualty Clearing Station, then transferred to the 4th Australian General Hospital at Camiers. He died of his wounds nine days later.

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