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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:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
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