Lieutenant Brian F McAlister

Lieutenant Brian Frier McAlister was the son of Col R J F McAlister (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders) and Nora McAlister, and held Indian nationality when he joined the Army.

He became a Lieutenant in the 2nd King Edward VII's Own (The Simoor Rifles) Gurkha Rifles before transferring to Airborne service, attached to 153rd (Gurkha) Parachute Battalion.He took part in the Battle of Sanghak, near Kohima, Burma in March 1944.

Lieutenant McAlister died on 21 March 1944, aged 22 years old. He is now buried at Imphal War Cemetery, Manipur State, India.

---

If you are part of Lieutenant McAlister's family and would like to complete this biography, you can apply to the curator to do so. To do this you will need to become a member of ParaData and select the 'friend or family member' option on the registration form. If you would like to find out more about becoming a member please visit our registration page.

Read More

Service History

Latest Comments

There are currently no comments for this content.

Add your comment