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Alan Armitage McElwain

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  • Service number
    90326 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Allun AWMM
    • Allan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan Armitage AWMM
  • Surname
    McElwain AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Allun AWMM
    • Allan AWMM
  • Service number
    90326 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 January 1880 AWMM BlenheimNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
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  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    90326 AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Coronary thrombosis AWMM

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James Edward McElwain and Elizabeth McElwain

    Husband of Norma Zell McElwain (died 1923 aged 34 years. Father of a son born 1914.

    He travelled as an entertainer and recorded with the Lyric Quartet for the NZBC for the radio (2YA).

    Listed as Reserves by New Zealand World War I service personnel and reserves index [electronic resource]. (2002). AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    26 April 1955 AWMM
    Age 75 AWMM
    AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Waikumete Crematorium, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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Sources

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