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Major

Allan Johnston
JACK

(nickname)
(Photo)

Born:

10 Aug 1914 Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Service No.

56305  

Regiment(s):

Cadet Lance Corporal in Oakham School Contingent Junior Division, Officer Training Corps.

3 Jul 1933 - 4th Battalion Norfolk Regiment to be 2nd Lieutenant.

2 Sep 1939 - transferred to Territorial Army Reserve of Officer with Royal Engineers

No.3 Parachute Squadron

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron

1 Jan 1949 - WS/Capt rank to Captain

10 Aug 1964 - retires from Territorial Army Reserve of Officers with the Hon. rank of Major.

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Captain in No.3 Parachute Squadron

11 Nov 1944 - Dec 1945 Commanding Officer of 591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Family Notes:

Son  of  David Samuel Jack [a veterinarian](1875-1938) and his wife Janet Reid Johnston (1887-1918). Step son of Molly Jack nee Bruce. Brother of John Douglas Murray Jack (1912-1966) , Margaret Murray Jack (1910-1978) and David Lawson Jack (1918-1976)

Civilian Occupation:

Feb 1937 - Civil Engineering Assistant Ministry of Transport

Married:

./. 

Died:

1979 Taunton Somerset

Burial:

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Cemetery / Memorial:

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Links:

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Misc:

D-day, was captured immediately apon landing and taken to the Kommando HQ. He escaped in the early morning and arrived at Le Mesnil by 0900. 

 

 

 

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