Lloyd Allan Trigg Born 1914 - Died 11 August 1943 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › 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 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), Whangarei, North Auckland, New 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 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 Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › 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 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Lloyd Allan Trigg Leave a note Contribute › Processing 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Public - Michael - Other Relative - 26 April 2015 Report The Grandfather I never had the privilege of knowing. Whom I'm so proud of for his bravery. You will never be forgotten because of this. I'm hoping you and Dad are finally reunited. Public - Cherie Joy - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 Report 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 Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 26 April 2015Michael new plymouth ,new zealandOther Relative 22 April 2015Cherie JoyAucklandOther Relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.