Final Australia WWI veteran dies





The last Australian veteran to see active service in World War I has died, aged 106.

William Evan Allan joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1914, aged only 14.

He served on a cruiser, HMAS Encounter, until 1918, escorting troop convoys and tracking German warships. He remained in the navy for 34 years.


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