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Full Name
George Andrew Allan
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
George Andrew
Surname
Allan
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
14214
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Goldminer
Next of Kin
Mrs J E Smith (sister), Birchfield, via Westport, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Care of Post Office, Miko, via Westport, New Zealand
Military District
Westport
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 9
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
22 May 1941
Age at Death
38
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference
15. D. 12.
Biographical Notes
George Allan was the son of James and Margaret Allan, of Charleston, Nelson, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 July 1941
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
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