Alan Cecil Turtill Unknown date of birth - 29 November 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number20065 AWMM Also known asAllen Cecil Turtill AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeCaptain AWMM21 Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, Weekly News 31 December 1941 - This image may be s … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesAlan Cecil AWMM SurnameTurtill AWMM Ingoa Also known asAllen Cecil Turtill AWMM Service number20065 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMChiropractor AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMDick StreetCambridgeNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Joan Douglas Turtill (wife)Dick StreetCambridgeNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMMarried AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number20065 AWMM Military units17th Waikato Regiment AWMM Military service17th Waikato Regiment AWMM Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMHamiltonWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon AWMM21 Battalion AWMMLieutenant AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankCaptain AWMM21 Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Sergeant Hubert Sydney Turtill, Royal Engineers (killed in action in France, 9th April, 1918), and of Mabel Edith Turtill (nee Hancock) of Takapuna, Auckland, husband of Joan Douglas Turtill (nee White), of Cambridge.Brothers Ken (23089) and Alan Turtill (20065) served in WW2. Alan was killed in the war and Ken was a POWRemembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna.Named Allen Cecil Turtill on the Cambridge Roll of Honour (April 2011). Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death32 AWMM Date of death29 November 1941 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathSidi RezeghWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesSidi RezeghLibya AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War CemeteryAcromaLibya AWMM Grave reference6. F. 23. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMMRoll of HonourOfficers' Club AucklandThe Northern Club19 Princes StreetAucklandNew Zealand AWMMTakapuna War MemorialThe StrandTakapunaAucklandNew Zealand AWMMMemorial plaqueSt Peter's Anglican Church11 Killarney StreetTakapunaAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Alan Cecil Turtill by laying a poppy. Thomas Crosland Jim Turrall Arthur George Turrell Alan Cecil Turtill Hubert Sydney Turtill Kenneth Sydney Turtill Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Alan Cecil Turtill Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedCambridge Museum Roll of Honour WW2http://www.cambridgemuseum.org.nz/Military/ww2/ww2roh.htmFurther ReferenceMinistry for Culture and Heritage, New Zealand History online. Takapuna War Memorial.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/takapuna-war-memorialFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 2: WW2 189 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.