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Allan Alexander McQueen

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Allan Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    McQueen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Alexander Allan McQueen AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 12/602 AWMM
    • WWII 37316 AWMM
    • WWII 812077 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1893 AWMM AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Maungatapere, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Duncan McQueen (father), Maungatapere, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Duncan and Annie Louisa McQueen of "Brooklands", Maungatapere. Eldest of eight children.

    Three sons, brothers, Alexander Allan McQueen (12/602); John Donald McQueen (44649) and Neil Islay McQueen (74881) served in WW1. Their brother Ralph Bonner McQueen (1401) served in WW2.

    BDM online has his name as Alexander Allan McQueen AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    29 November 1969 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 4 January 2019 - Waipu Museum
  • Age at death
    76 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 4 January 2019 - Waipu Museum
  • Place of death
    Whangarei Public - Sandra - Researcher - 4 January 2019 - Waipu Museum
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Maunu Cemetery Public - Sandra - Researcher - 4 January 2019 - Whangarei Council Online Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Forest Lawn Block Twenty One Plot 2123 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 4 January 2019 - Whangarei Council Online Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
    Death of Mr A. A. McQueen, A military Medal winner from WW1 died in Whangarei on Saturday. He was Mr Allan Alexander McQueen, 76, who was one of the foundation members of the former Northland Regiment. He served in the main body in France in WW1. Mr McQueen returned to NZ in 1917 after being disabled in 1916. The Military Medal was awarded for bravery in action. He was also awarded the Efficiency Decoration. Mr McQueen was born in Stratford and came to Northern Wairoa in 1912. In 1923 he started farming at Otaika. His principal interests were in things Scottish and in Territorial affairs. He received a jewel as part of the Whangarei Scottish Society in 1954. He farmed at Otaika until his retirement to Onerahi. Mr McQueen has served on the NZ Temporary Staff and in WW2 was the Officer Commanding the Whangarei Battalion of the Home Guard. He is survived by his wife, a daughter (Mrs Dorothy Edwards, Seattle, United States) and a son (Mr Allan McQueen, Wellington).

    McQueen, Allan Alexander (Major, MM., E.D., Regtl no. 12/602, Gallipoli veteran, WW1). On November 29, 1969, at Whangarei (late of Cliff St, Onerahi), beloved husband of Norah and loved father of Dorothy (Mrs Edwards, Seattle, USA) and Allan (Wellington); aged 76 years. A service will be held at St Stephen’s Anglican Church, Onerahi, at 1 pm. Tomorrow (Tuesday), funeral then leaving for Maunu Forest Lawn Cemetery. Cut flowers preferred. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 4 January 2019 - Waipu Museum
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