James William Allan enlisted in Ballarat, Victoria, at the age of 21 on the 24th of July 1915. He had been born in Ballarat, Victoria, was single, and was employed as a Journalist. He volunteered and was stationed with the 3rd Divisional Signal Company with the Regimental number 10577. He was discharged and Returned to Australia on the 9th May 1920. Tree No. 3241.