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Alan George Johnston

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Headstone, Suda Bay War Cemetery - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Suda Bay War Cemetery - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan George AWMM
  • Surname
    Johnston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Nugget AWMM
  • Service number
    3178 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 August 1917 AWMM MorrinsvilleWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Sep 1939 AWMM C/o N.H. Young, Ngahinepouri RD, Ohaupo, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr and Mrs F Johnston, 40 Abbotsford Street, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1939 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    3178 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Sep 1939 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    Te AwamutuWaikato AWMM
  • 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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alan Johnston was the son of Frederick and Alice Emily Johnston, of Hamilton, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 12 A 14 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Waikato Times AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Hamilton War Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East 3216 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 92 AWMM
    • Waikato Times AWMM
      Waikato Times AWMM
    • Dawson, W. (1961). 18 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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