Eric J Allingham

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Allingham, Lieutenant Eric J.

Royal Field Artillery, 68th Brigade, 10th Division.

“Maloja” Floss Street, Hurlstone Park.

Born 21/2/1892 at Armidale, son of John & Flora Allingham.

Educated South Armidale Public School.


Enlisted in England May 1915.

War service: Salonica, Palestine.

After the taking of Jerusalem he was sent to France, but almost immediately was invalided to England suffering with malaria, contracted in Struma Valley.

Biography and portrait in The All-Australia Memorial 1919

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002