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Allan Adolphus Veale
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To the memory of 2nd Lt Allan Adolphus VEALE 3rd Auckland Rgt,Wellington Rgt NZEF, 19 Squadron RFC Died January 22,1918 aged 24yrs Buried in Billeul Communal Cemetery extension, Nord, France #III.F.48 Whilst flying a Sopworth Dolphin C3826 - dived into the ground when wings "folded up" on completing a loop at 1035 near the Abeele-Watou road by the Belgian border, about km NE of the base (19 Squadron, Royal Flying Corp stationed at Ste-Marie-Cappel,France - 11th Army Wing,2nd Brigade) Awarded the British War Medal, Victory Medal,1914-1915 Star with clasp "Britain" Allan served in Samoa, Egypt, Dardanelles,France. "Lest We Forget"