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John Russell Allen

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John Russell Allen, Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

John Russell Allen, Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Russell AWMM
  • Surname
    Allen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jimmy AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ4211652 AWMM
    • WWII 4211652 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 April 1905 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Allen was the son of John and Mary Allen, of Islington, North Canterbury, New Zealand.

    During the 1939-1945 War, No.34 Service Flying Training School was established at Medicine Hat, Alberta. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 July 1943 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    CanadaNorth America AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery, Alberta, Canada AWMM Lot 7. Block 139D. Sec. C. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Airmen from Australia and New Zealand Memorial, Memorial Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2850143
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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