Jordan, Claude Alan
Alan Jordan was born in Wellington. He served with the British 9th Kings Rifle Regiment during World War One and was awarded the military medal.
On his return to New Zealand he farmed at Oropi, Tauranga and later moved to an orchard on the outskirts of Tauranga. He married Eleanor Tobin, 11 August 1926. They had one daughter Diana Elizabeth.
Family papers relating to Alan Jordan. Includes correspondence from Alan during World War One to his family.
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Folder 1. Letters from Alan Jordan. June 1915 - December 1916
Folder 2 Letters from Alan Jordan January 1917 - July 1918 to G C B Jordan, mother Lilian Jordan and sisters Dorothea and Marjorie.
Folder 3. Letters to Alan Jordan. 1917 - 1919. From his father G C B Jordan, mother Lilian Jordan and sisters Dorothea and Marjorie.
Folder 4. Official correspondence 1914-1918. Includes photographs and documents relating to his admission to Edmonton Military Hospital and discharge. Certificates of discharge from the King's Royal Rifle Corps (1918) and return to New Zealand.
Folder 5. Family and official correspondence. 1913 - 1978. Includes baptismal certificate ; educational certificates ; EPA card (1941) ; Pass to wharves. Wellington waterfront strike, 1913 ; driver's licenses (3) 1922 - 1948 ; radio licenses 1924-1926 ; authority to act as returning officer for Tauranga Electric Power Board and Tauranga Electoral and Licensing Trust 1926-1928 ; Notes about sale of property at 8 Harris Place, Wanganui (1971) ; Letter from Manaia RSA re badge tab. 1978
Enclosure. Three notebooks World War One