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Allan Edwin Preston

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Allan Edwin AWMM
  • Surname
    Preston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Allen AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 83388 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 March 1909 AWMM WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM Harrington St., Tauranga AWMM
    • Jayforce Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Harrington St., Tauranga AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. W. J. Preston, 7 Anzac Rd, Whangarei (m) AWMM
    • Jayforce Mrs. W. J. Preston, 7 Anzac Rd, Whangarei (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.106 Boot repairer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.106
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.106
    • Jayforce 1946-1948 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.108 Boot repairer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.108
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.108
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James George Preston and Wilmott Jane Preston (nee Quick). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2000 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.106 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.108 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

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