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Allen, Barnett Francis Samuel (Frank)

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Birth Date: 19 February 1882 (Swan Creek, Warwick, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 18 October 1948 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Robert Allen and Mary Jane (nee Grayson)

Family: Edith Alison Chisholm on 13 December 1909 in Mitchell, Queensland, 4 sons, 1 daughter

Education: Attended State Schools in East Warwick, Swan Creek, Freestone and Allora

Religion: Presbyterian


Teacher, Electra Provisional School, Mitchell State School, Sandgate State School 1904-1908; Head teacher, Kelvin Grove State School; 1908 temporary Clerk of Petty Sessions, Ipswich

Military Service: Great War: Enlisted with the AIF on 06 Dec 1917, embarked from Sydney on the S.S. Wyreema on 16 Oct 1918 as a Second Lieutenant in 7th Reinforcement. Previous military service in Queensland Teachers Volunteer Corps, Maranoa Rifle Club and Lieutenant in Cadet Corps and 11th Infantry. Awarded British War Medal and the Victory Medal

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Bulloo 27 Mar 1909 27 Apr 1912 By-election

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia, News article 21874967; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Monday, 22 October 2018]