Lloyd Allan Trigg Born 1914 - Died 11 August 1943 PDF Print Share Key details Service numberNZ413515 AWMM Also known as ForceAir Force AWMM Last rankFlying Officer AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 200 Squadron, RAF AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait in Flying gear - This image may be subject to copyr … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesLloyd Allan AWMM SurnameTrigg AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberNZ413515 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth1914 AWMM Place of birthHouhora, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesHouhora, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Machinery Salesman AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationNola Bernice Trigg (wife), Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 01 Sep 1941 Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsBattle of Atlantic AWMM ForceAir Force AWMM Service numberNZ413515 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsVictoria Cross (VC) AWMMDFC. Awarded for two skillful attacks against U-Boats while protecting a West African convoy in March 1943. AWMMDistinguished Flying Cross (DFC) AWMMVC. Gazetted October 1943 - awarded posthumously. Flying Officer Trigg had rendered outstanding service on a convoy escort and anti-submarine duties. He had completed his operational sorties and had invariably displayed skill and courage of a very high order. AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 15 June 1941 AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 27 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Royal New Zealand Air Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMMKilled on air operations AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankFlying Officer AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 200 Squadron, RAF AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Date of birth is 5 June 1914 or 6 June 1914 Son of Francis Arthur Trigg, and of Cecilia Louisa Trigg (nee White); husband of Nola Bernice Trigg, of Whangarei and with children on enlistmentCommissioned in January 1942.He was based for a period at Freetown, West AfricaThe New Zealand Herald of 8th May 1998 notes that Triggs DFC and VC medals set a world record for a military medal when sold for NZ$421, 000 at auction at Christies in London. It is believed that the Trigg VC was first sold by his family in the 1960's.Victoria Cross not publicly held. Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death29 AWMM Date of death11 August 1943 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of death Death notesOff coast of West Africa AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameMalta Memorial, Malta AWMMRoll of Honour World War 2 (Taipa monument), Taipa, Mangonui District, Far North, New Zealand AWMMDunedin, Victoria Cross winners' plaque, Queens Gardens, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMMAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial referencePanel 12, Column 1 AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Lloyd Allan Trigg by laying a poppy. Jack Arthur Trigg Jocelyn Bowman Trigg Lloyd Allan Trigg Alfred Walter Triggs Frank Merlin Triggs Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Lloyd Allan Trigg Leave a note Contribute › Processing I never met my Great-Grandfather but I think he and his crew were brave men. Public - Beck - Direct descendant - 16 July 2016 Report I never meet you!! Growing up I saw yr picture in my nana's lounge ( not knowing who you were) and under that I saw this German u boat (discovered that later...as to what it was) I had no understanding who u were. In the last 20yrs I now know more about you and what you and the rest of those brave men you had on fatal and brave mission you took. I am so proud to be related to you!!! you are never forgotten...every time I go to the RSA I see you and wish I had known you!!!! u and yr crew are never forgotten. Thank you for giving us this wonderful country u and yr crew fought for...New Zealand Public - Veronica - Direct descendant - 21 April 2016 Report My grandmother(Garvie) and my mother always spoke of Lenas brave deeds unfortunatly with the passing on of the older generation we have lost links to his remaining family members,it would be so nice to make contact with them so we can fill in the gaps. Mick Wood email@example.com Public - Michael - Other Relative - 26 April 2015 Report 1 2 Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission recordhttp://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1533454Further ReferenceMinistry for Culture and Heritage, New Zealand History online. Dunedin RSA building, formerly site of the VC winners' plaque.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/dunedin-rsa-war-memorialFurther ReferenceBirkenhead (Auckland) Returned Services Association website. Victoria Cross.http://www.birkenheadrsa.com/victoria-cross.htmlFurther ReferenceMinistry for Culture and Heritage, NZ History online. Taipa Monument and WW2 Roll of Honour.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/taipa-second-world-war-monumentFurther Reference DocumentsAuckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMMThompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMMThe Register of the Victoria Cross. (1997). (3rd ed.). Cheltenham, England: This England. AWMMSanders, J. (1974). New Zealand VC winners : the story of New Zealand servicemen who won the greatest honour for valour on the battlefield. Auckland, N.Z.: Wilson and Horton. AWMMMartyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMMConly, R.M. Print. 25 X 38 cm. Printed and presented to this School by the "Advocate" Welfare Club, in collaboration with the artist, Cpl. R.M.Conly. Print C75 held in the Collections of the Auckland War Memorial Museum. AWMMHarper, G., & Richardson, C. (2006). In the face of the enemy: The complete history of the Victoria Cross and New Zealand. Auckland, N.Z.: HarperCollins NZ. AWMMpp. 216-217 AWMMThe Register of the Victoria Cross. (1997). (3rd ed.). Cheltenham, England: This England. AWMMThe Register of the Victoria Cross. (1997). (3rd ed.). p. 315 AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMLambert, Max; NZPA, New Zealand Herald 25 April 2007, 'U-boat skipper's testimony led to VC for New Zealand pilot'. AWMMThis record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 16 July 2016BeckAucklandDirect descendant 21 April 2016VeronicaHamilton, New ZealandDirect descendant 26 April 2015Michael new plymouth ,new zealandOther Relative 22 April 2015Cherie JoyAucklandOther Relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.