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Born in Ballarat, Victoria and a shoeing smith by trade, Reginald Edgar Allen was only 23 years and single when enlisted on the 20th of August 1914 from Unit: Field Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7 and AWM Embarkation Roll number 13/31/1. His Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 'Rangatira' on the 25th of September 1914. On the 27th of Feb 2016 transferred to the 4th Division Artillery Tel-el-Kebir. On 14th of September 2015 was awarded 28 days F.P. No.1 for disobeying a lawful command by his superior officer in the execution of his duty Zaheriah. Returned to Australia from England per 'D22' Submarine Guard Duty on 11th of September 1918. Tree No: 523