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Full Name
Robin Allen
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
Robin
Surname
Allen
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
39291
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mr K.P. Allen (father), Ahipara, Mangonui County, Northland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
St Clair Hotel, Hobson Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 7
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
23 May 1941
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1941
Memorial Name
  • Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
  • Auckland Domain, an Olive Tree (Olea europaea) planted close to the Auckland War Memorial Museum in the grounds of the Auckland Domain commemorates those who fought on Crete in 1941.
Memorial Reference
Face 13.
Biographical Notes
Robin Allen was the son of Koti Pene Arono and Ewa Neke Arono, of Ahipara
Further References
Sources Used
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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