Ian Eastwood ALLEN A.E.

Serial Number: NZ39783 & 130163
RNZAF Trade: Accounts
Date of Enlistment: 13th of October 1939
Date of Demob: 11th of August 1946 (Reserve till 3rd September 1970)
Rank Achieved: Flight Lieutenant
Flying Hours: nil
Operational Sorties: 0 ops

Date of Birth: 3rd of September 1915, at Hamilton
Personal Details:
Ian was the eldest son of Mr amd Mrs J.C. Allan, of Williams Street, Cambridge. In 1942 he became engaged to Zoe Kendall Smith of Invercargill.

Service Details: Ian served in the RNZAF from the 13th of October 1939 till the 11th of August 1946, and continued on the RNZAF Reserve list till the 3rd of September 1970.

He served on various RNZAF Stations in New Zealand before being posted to London in February 1942. He served there till becoming an Accounting Officer on the staff of the RNZAF Liaison Office, New Delhi in January 1944.

He was awarded the Air Efficiency Award on the 30th of June 1964

Details of Death: Ian died in Wellington on the 9th of October 1993
Interred at: unknown

Connection with Cambridge: Ian lived in Cambridge prior to WWII it seems, as the newspaper mentions him a few times as a local in the RNZAF


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