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.