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Christopher Robert Houghton-Allen

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Dr Christopher Robert Houghton-Allen

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Christopher Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Houghton-Allen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Vietnam 3802666 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 December 1951 Cenotaph Data Entry Form Auckland CityAuckland Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Vietnam 25 Gellibrand Street, Kew, Victoria, 3101, Australia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


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
    Vietnam 26 January 1972 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    Age 20 AWMM
    Sales Engineer/Civilian Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      180cm AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Brown AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Vietnam Private Cenotaph Data Entry Form

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Called up for National Service, extended service for six months after December 1, 1972. Completed service in July 1973.

    Served in the Citzen Military forces in Hawthorn, Victoria. Had alternative serivce number whilst in CMF.

    Awarded the National Service Medal, National Service Medal-Vietnam and entitled to Logistics Medal for Vietnam.

    Grandson of Robert Houghton-Allen 3165 Australian Imperial Force, First World War, and Cecil Richard Crespin, Second Australian Imperial Force, Second World War. Nephew of Cecil Philpott Crespin, Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Second World War. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM


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09 April 2019Christopher RobertMelbourne AustraliaSelf

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