William Evan Allan - last Australian to fight in World War I

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  1. liverpool annie

    liverpool annie New Member

    The last Australian to fight in World War I, William Evan Allan, from Victoria, died at the age of 106 in 2005
    The former sailor, also the sole surviving Australian veteran of both world wars, was given a state funeral. Mr Allan, then aged 14, enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy as a boy sailor before the outbreak of World War I.


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  2. cally

    cally New Member

    A couple of pictures of the cruiser Bill Allan served in.

    HMAS Encounter.

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