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Lionel Leonard Allen

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Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lionel Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Allen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Lional Leonard AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 70088 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 February 1920 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 22 September 1941 AWMM 35 Wainui Ave., Pt. Chevalier, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr L.S. Allen (father), 37 Sentinel Rd., Herne Bay, Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 11 December 1942 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 feet 8.5 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Auburn AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Complexion, WWII AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      B.C. wounded 20.4.43 - discharged 20.5.43 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      B.C. wounded 24.12.43, on severely ill list (GSW thigh right and scapular region left) 30.12.43, Condition improved 8.1.44. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Zita

    Service: Henderson, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 July 2007 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 July 2007 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.6 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.7 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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