ALLAN, Joseph
(Service number 32286)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 6 September 1894 Place of Birth Black Hill, Durham, England

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Fairlie, Timaru
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin F. V. ALLAN (brother), Chaffcutter, Fairlie, Canterbury
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 10th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 15 Nov 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards Military Medal

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Actions Prior to Capture
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date *1976 Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Burke's Pass Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Joseph Allan was christened on6 October 1895 at Monk Hesledon, Durham, England, the son of John Joseph and Katherine Allan. He and his brother Frederick Victor Allan were at home with the family at Hutton Henry, Durham, England in 1901. In 1918 he was a warded the military Medal. He was also honoured with the MBE.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [22 May 2018]; Timaru Herald, 29 November 1918 (Papers Past) [22 May 2018]; England census record ( [23 May 2018]; Burke's Pass Cemetery hedastone transcription [23 May 2018]

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