Allan was born on April 10, 1921 in Toronto. He attended Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute. He enlisted in the RCAF at Toronto on May 30, 1942.
His training started at #1 Manning Depot in Toronto; #6 ITS Toronto; #9 EFTS, St. Catherines; #16 SFTS, Haggersville where he received his Pilot Wing on September, 1943.
He was posted to the UK and on to #11 AFU at Shawbury; #22 OTU at Wellsbourne, Mountford; #1666 HCU Wombelton
He was then posted to #420 Squadron based at Tholthorpe
On return from overseas Allan left the RCAF in September, 1945.
Post service career was spent as an accountant CMA. June 15, 2001
Lina and Allan married October 10,1942