Allan Adolphus Veale
8 January 2016
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"