condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Derek Leatham Simpson

-

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Derek Leatham AWMM
  • Surname
    Simpson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 1/15/310 AWMM
    • 66121 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    17 July 1919 AWMM AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 3 September 1939 AWMM 106 Benson Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs K.A. Simpson (mother), 161 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 September 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›

Military decorations

Contribute ›

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
    • Home Service 18 months. AWMM
    • Officers Training Course Narrow Neck and Fort Dorset (September 1940-March 1941). AWMM
    • Officers Training Course Acre, Palestine and Almaza, Egypt (December 1942- May 1943). AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 3 September 1939 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Banker AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Received a wound to the head at Cassino in February 1944. Was admitted to 2NZ General Hospital Caserta and 3 NZ General Hospital Bari. AWMM

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Enlisted twice 1/15/310 (1939); 66121 (1941)

    Husband of Joan; father of Andrew, Hilary AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    18 February 2005 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, February 2005 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Derek Leatham Simpson by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Derek Leatham Simpson

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 192 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, February 2005 AWMM