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Darrell Thomas Serge Grace

Portrait, WW2, informal, taken at Burnham Military Camp in about 1942. - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, WW2, informal, taken at Burnham Military Camp in about 1942. - This image may be subject t …


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  • Forenames
    Darrell Thomas Serge AWMM
  • Surname
    Grace AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ7426 AWMM
    • WWII 3/3/405 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Signalman Navy Demobilisation R21465798
  • Enlistment
    WW2 8 June 1940 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      Upper denture AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Dengue Fever-admitted to the local hospital Trincomalee AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the Wanganui RSA. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    20 February 2021 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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  • GRACE, Darrell Thomas Serge. Passed away peacefully at Jane Winstone Rest Home on 20th February 2021, aged 98 years. Beloved husband of the late Anne, and much loved father and father-in-law of Anne-Maree (Hamilton), John and Angela (Hamilton), and Celia and Ben (London). Much loved Pop of Sam and Alex, Amy, and Emily; Tom, Joe, and Dan. Special thanks to Lenore for her friendship and support. Thank you to Sue and the staff at Jane Winstone for their care of Dad. In memory of Darrell donations to The Four Friends Trust would be appreciated (send to The Secretary, P.O Box 7001, Wanganui. 4501). Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Darrell's life, to be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui on Wednesday 24th February 2021, at 2pm.
    Published in The Whanganui Chronicle on Feb. 22, 2021
    Public - Edward - 11 March 2021



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  • External links
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, N1/427 (R21465798) AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. This list was not collated by McNabb but was sourced from the Royal New Zealand Navy. AWMM


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11 March 2021EdwardWellington, New ZealandOther

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