Joseph Allport was working as a store man

and 22 years-old when he enlisted 24 July 1916. Although born in Parramatta Joseph’s uncle, who lived at 4 Charles Street, Erskinville, was listed as being his next of kin. He was made a Corporal on 6 April 1917 and was marched in to Etapples, France a month later. On the 9 October 1917 he was badly wounded in the thigh and died of wounds 27 October 1917. He was buried at Etapples by Reverend B J Murdock.

 

Research and Collection Services, City of Parramatta, Parramatta Heritage Centre, 2017

References

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