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Richard Allan


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Allan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 3827 AWMM
    • 8310 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Ploughman/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Mackenzie CountryCanterbury Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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
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Medical history

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Father was named Robert Allan. AWMM
    • Boer War Man Dies at 99

      Date: 27 August 1979

      BLENHEIM, Today (PA). - One of New Zealand's few veterans of the Boer War, Mr Richard Allan, died at his Blenheim home at the weekend. He was in his 100th year.

      The secretary of the South African War Veterans' association, Mr. R. A. Rogers, of Hamilton, said only four veterans now remained on its register.

      Mr Allan joined the sixth contingent of the NZ Mounted Rifles at the age of 20. On his return from South Africa, he joined the police and served for 34 years in Charleston.

      Source: New Zealand Herald, 27 August 1979 Public - EN - Direct descendant - 27 April 2018 - A 'findNZarticle' on the NZ National Library Website.
    • Richard Allan died 24 August 1979 and was buried in the Omaka Cemetery in Blenheim. Public - EN - Direct descendant - 27 April 2018 - Cemetery database on the Marlborough District Council website.
    • Trooper Richard Allan was a member of the New Zealand Coronation Contingent at King Edward VII's coronation in 1902 in London. Public - EN - Direct descendant - 28 April 2018 - Military Personnel File and an article in the New Zealand Herald of 27 October 1902 (via Papers Past, National Library of NZ).
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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
    Omaka No 3 Cemetery AWMM
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  • Obituary
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28 April 2018ENChristchurch, NZ.Direct descendant

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