Allan V. Wake, Spr.
Personal information
Age 19
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Victor Albert and Lily Maud Rose Wake, Thornton Heath, Surrey, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 14426153
Rank Spr.
Function Sapper
Platoon / Troop / Flight C Troop
Company / Squadron 1st Parachute Squadron
Unit / Group Unknown
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Corps of Royal Engineers
Death information
Died when 22-12-1944
Died where Apeldoorn
Spot Unknown
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 18-C-14
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Spr. Wake was one of the men with the task to set out the white ribbon from the perimeter to the river bank for the withdrawal. While doing so he was badly wounded on his leg by a shell and died of this wound in a hospital in Apeldoorn.

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Allan V. Wake, Spr.
Personal information
Age 19
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Victor Albert and Lily Maud Rose Wake, Thornton Heath, Surrey, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 14426153
Rank Spr.
Function Sapper
Platoon / Troop / Flight C Troop
Company / Squadron 1st Parachute Squadron
Unit / Group Unknown
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Corps of Royal Engineers
Death information
Died when 22-12-1944
Died where Apeldoorn
Spot Unknown
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 18-C-14
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Spr. Wake was one of the men with the task to set out the white ribbon from the perimeter to the river bank for the withdrawal. While doing so he was badly wounded on his leg by a shell and died of this wound in a hospital in Apeldoorn.

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