Allan Lindsay FLOWER

5th Pioneer Battalion, A.I.F.

Private, Regimental No. 3675.

Died of wounds , 29 July 1918, Morlancourt, .










Biographical Details

Born: abt. 1897 at Bemboka, NSW, Australia.

Father: Frederick Gregg FLOWER

Mother: Mary MARTIN

Marital Status: Single.

Education: High School, Lismore, QLD.

Occupation: Bank Clerk.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 1 May 1916 at Mackay, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Sarina, Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

24 January 1917 with 4th Pioneer Battalion,

9th Reinforcements at Sydney, NSW on Ship H.M.A.T. A33 "Ayrshire".

Cause of Death: Died of Wounds on 29 July 1918 while serving with 5th Pioneer Battalion at Morlancourt, France at the age of 23 years.

Burial place or Memorial: Villers-Brettoneux Military Cemetery, Fouilloy, France, Portion III, Row B, Grave No. 6.

Next of Kin:  Father, Frederick Gregg Flower, Bangalow, NSW.

Religion: Church of England.


Allan Flower's sister Vera Emily Flower served in North Africa and France as a nurse with the 2nd Australian General Hospital. His brother 357 Trooper James Herbert Flower, 7th Light Horse Regiment, died on 25 May 1915 of wounds received in action at Gallipoli.

Commemorative Details

Panel 174, Australian War Memorial;

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board;  

Sarina War Memorial.

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