ALLAN, Walter
(Service number 24122)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Robert ALLAN (father), Ashwick Flat, Fairlie
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation
Unit, Squadron, or Ship
Date 27 My 1916
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
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Last Unit Served With

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 17 August 1947 Age 57 years
Place of Death Timaru
Notices Timaru Herald, 18 August 1947
Memorial or Cemetery Fairlie Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Walter ALLAN was the son of Robert and Helen ALLAN. He was a brother of Alexander ALLAN who also served in WWI and of Richard ALLAN who served in the South African War. Walter died on 17 August at Timaru and was buried in the Fairlie Cemetery, the Returned Men parading from the Council Chambers to the Funeraly to pay their respects.


Cenotaph Database [03 May 2015]; NZ BDM Historical Records (Department of Internal Affairs) [03 May 2015]; Timaru Herald, 18 August 1947 (Timaru District Library) [04 May 2015]

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