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Sapper
(later Warrant Officer II)


Allan
IKIN

(Nickname)

(Photo)

Born:

24 November 1924 Northwich, Cheshire

Service No.

1878270  

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE.

British Army on the Rhine BAOR.

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Joined the Army as a boy soldier.
Ringway Parachute Training course 76. 

In No.1 Troop for D-day drop.

Served in France, Belgium, Germany,
Then redeployed to 3 Para for service in Java, Singapore, Malasia and Palestine.
Later served in BAOR,

Family Notes:

Son of Arthur Ikin (1922-1972) and Edith Olive Bramhall (1897-1990) who were married in 1922 in Northwich.
Brother of Elizabeth, George, Alec, Margaret and Samuel Ikin.

Father of two sons Arnold and Angelo and a daughter Christine.

Civilian Occupation:

Career Soldier for 25 years. 

Married:

1950 Christa Classen

Died:

14 December 2017  

Burial:

./. 

Cemetery / Memorial:

./. 

Links:

./. 

Misc:

2017 - awarded the Legion d'Honneur as a veteran of D-Day & Normandy Invasion.

 

 

 


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