Jack Allan Corlett

ID# 757, (2 May 1924 - 13 Jun 2003)
John Gray, Jeffery, Jocelyn, Jilian Gray
Wayne and Christine

Jack Allan Corlett was born on 2 May 1924 at Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .1

He was the son of John Corlett and Olive Martha Kay.

As of May 1924,Jack Allan Corlett was also known as Allan Jack Corlett.

Allan attended "Side School", Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , on 23 Sep 1929

CORLETT Allan Jack
Side School Masterton
No 94
Admission: 23 Sept 1929
Parent: Mr J Corlett, 9 Hope St
DOB: 2 May 1924
Last Day: 16 Dec 1932
Destination: Central Masterton.2

Allan attended "West School", Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , on 1 Feb 1933

West School Masterton
No 1719
Admission: 1 Feb 1933
Parent: Mr J Corlett, 19 Hogg Cres
DOB: 2 May 1924
Last School: Side School
Last Day: 9 Feb 1934
Destination: Central.3

Allan began Military Service bt 1939 - 1945 NZEF WW11, New Zealand ,

WWII: Allan Jack 627413 T/L/Cpl Inf Corps Single, Grocers Assist. Masterton.
Mrs O M Corlett,134 Colombo Rd, Masterton (Mother).4

Allan Corlett in Miltary Uniform

Allan Jack Corlett married Monica June Price in 1955 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .5
Allan with Monica at a wedding

Allan died on 13 Jun 2003 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , at age 79 years, 1 month and 11 days.6,7

Allan's death notice appeared on 16 Jun 2003 in the "Wairarapa Daily Times", New Zealand ,

CORLETT, Allan Jack (Bluie). Ser No 627413, J Force, Sgt
- On June 13, 2003, at home in Masterton in his 80th year. Much loved husband of the late Monica (Marj). Cherished father and father in law of Jocelyn and Terry Wall, Jeff and Trish, Wayne, Chris and Dave McIntosh. Loved step father and step father in law of Jill Slight and Linton McGill, John and Jocelyn Gray. Loved father in law of Kaye. Respected Grandad of Kane; Anthony and Sash, Katrina, Natalie and Brent; Jendra, and Brogan-Blue; Traceylee, and Kade; Phillipa and Ejvind, Aaron and Megan; Fiona, Jeremy and Jackie, and Anna, and all his great grandchildren. Special Uncle of Carol McCarthy. Allan's funeral service will be held in St James Union Church, High Street, Masterton on Wednesday June 18 at 11.00am followed by cremation in Masterton.8

Allan was cremated on 9 Nov 2003 at Riverside Cemetery, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,
CORLETT, Allan Jack (Blue), aged 79, died 13 June 2003,

Ashes buried 9 Nov 2003.9

Allan and Monica had 6 children, all still living.

Family: Jack Allan Corlett and Monica June Price

Father*John Corlett (6 Jun 1878 - 9 Jun 1945)
Mother*Olive Martha Kay (5 Jan 1898 - 8 Dec 1976)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 2553, June Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S44] School Admissions, School Records (Auckland, New Zealand: NZSG), NZSG Register No 94 - Wairarapa Branch. Hereinafter cited as School Records.
  3. [S44] School Records, NZSG Register No 1719 - Wairarapa Branch.
  4. [S17] "NZEF Enlistment Records", War Enlistment Rolls; Held by Ailsa Corlett; Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1939-45, No 627413. Hereinafter cited as "NZEF Enlistment Records."
  5. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 8784, under Price.
  6. [S43] Cemetery Records , Masterton Cemetery Archives. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Records.
  7. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: DIA Index 2003/12561 born 2 May 1924.
  8. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Wairarapa Daily Times, 16 June 2003, Funeral Notices. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.
  9. [S43] Cemetery Records, Masterton Cemetery Archives - Riverside, Ex Serv, P, 8, Ref 014494.