Lloyd Allan Trigg 1914 - 11 August 1943 Key details Contribute › Service numberNZ413515 AWMM Also known as ForceAir Force AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeFlying Officer AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 200 Squadron, RAF AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 birthHouhoraNorthlandNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesHouhoraNorth AucklandNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMMachinery Salesman AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationNola Bernice Trigg (wife)WhangareiNorth AucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 1 September 1941 AWMMMarried AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsBattle of Atlantic AWMM ForceAir Force AWMM Service numberNZ413515 AWMM Military units Military service 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 AWMM15 June 1941 AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM27 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM1 September 1941 AWMMNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM1 September 1941 AWMMRoyal 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 ActionCause 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 Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameMalta MemorialMalta AWMMRoll of Honour World War 2 (Taipa monument)TaipaMangonui DistrictFar NorthNew Zealand AWMMDunedinVictoria Cross winners' plaqueQueens GardensDunedinNew Zealand AWMMAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld 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 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Lloyd Allan Trigg Leave a note Contribute › Processing 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'. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.