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Allan Henry Lee

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Allan Henry Lee

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Identity

  • Title
    Mr Public - Julie Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Forenames
    Allan Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Lee AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    45822 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Methodist Public - Julie Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Military attestation for service record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    31 December 1913 Public - Julie Rose - Other relative - 29 December 2017 - Family history research documents.
  • Place of birth
    Marton, New Zealand Public - Julie Rose - Other relative - 29 December 2017 - Family history research documents.
  • Birth notes
    Parents; Harry Ellis Lee and Ellen Sarah Lee (nee Brant). Sister, Estelle Mary Lee (married Henry W Public - Julie Rose - Other relative - 29 December 2017 - Family history research documents.
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Silverhope, Marton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Not applicable. Public - Julie Rose - Other relative - 29 December 2017 - Family history research documents.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr H.E. Lee (father), Upper Tutaenui, Marton, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr Harry Ellis Lee (father), Mrs Ellen Sarah Lee nee Brant (mother), Mrs Estelle Mary Gower nee Lee (sister). Public - Julie Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Single. Public - Julie Rose - Other relative - 29 December 2017 - Family history research documents.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    45822 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Allan Henry Lee entred the Trentham military training camp on the 4th July 1941 Public - Julie Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Military attestation for service records.
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
      MartonRangitikei AWMM
    • Allan Henry Lee attested for military service on the 20th March 1941. Public - Julie Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Military attestation for service records.
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Allan Henry Lee was a farm hand for Arthur Illston at Silverhope, Marton, New Zealand. Public - Julie Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Military attestation for service record
  • Age on enlistment
    27 years of age Public - Julie Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Military attestation for service records and family papers.

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Unknown Prisoner of War Camp POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Killed whilst a Prisoner of War AWMM
    • 17 August 1942 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Lost at sea on torpedoed transport between North Africa and Italy. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Allan Lee was the son of Harry and Ellen Lee of Marton.

      He was killed when the Nino Bixio, carrying Allied prisoners, was torpedoed. AWMM
    • Allan Henry Lee was born on the 13th December 1913. Public - Julie Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Military attestation for service record and family papers.

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    at sea AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Allan Henry Lee was lost at sea between North Africa and Italy. Public - Julie Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Military records and from the book 'No Honour No Glory' by Spence Edge and Jim Henderson.
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    • Marton Memorial Hall Roll of Honour; Wellington Road Marton, New Zealand. 1939-1945 WWll deaths Public - Julie Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Takapuna library finch 187 - Rangitiki County; Public Memorials.
    • Hunterville War Memorial (inside gates in centre of village beside SH1) Public - Julie Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Takapuna library finch 187 - Rangitiki County; Public Memorials.
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM

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  • Allan Henry Lee is described on enlistment as 5 feet 4 inches, of very fresh complexion with brown eyes and dark brown hair. His marital status is posted as single, and religion as Methodist.
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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/2123315
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 122 AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM
    • List of New Zealand of war lost on Nino Bixio, 17 August 1942 - Archives New Zealand, Wellington, DA 407/13 Box 293 (R20110417) AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
29 December 2017Julie RoseTauranga, New ZealandOther relative

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