Matthew McAllister

Corporal Matthew McAllister fought in the 8th Army through Egypt, North Africa and was killed during the second Battle of El Alamein in October 1942.

Corporal

Matthew McAllister

Corporal Matthew McAllister was born in Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim and saw action during World War Two including the second Battle of El Alamein.

Corporal Matthew McAllister served in the 8th Army during World War Two and saw action at El Alamein.

He was the son of Matthew McAllister Sr. of Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim. The Corporal had married an Edna M Lister in Leeds, England. He had sent his family in Carrickfergus a postcard at the time and that was their last contact.

Corporal McAllister died in October 1942 during the second Battle of El Alamein in Egypt, North Africa. His name features on the memorial of Joymount Presbyterian Church, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim.

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