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Douglas Hollington Clegg

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  C_015. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel C_015. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Hollington AWMM
  • Surname
    Clegg AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Ruth Eleanor Clegg (wife), Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Douglas Clegg was the son of Alfred Joseph Clegg and of Elinore Emily Clegg (nee Hollington); husband of Ruth Eleanor Clegg (nee MacNaughton), of Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand. Master Mariner, Merchant Navy.

    Ship was torpedoed and sunk by U96, 100 miles W of St. Kilda with the loss of 22. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 December 1940 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    North Atlantic OceanAtlantic Ocean AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Tower Hill Memorial, Trinity Square, London, England AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • Lloyd's war losses : the Second World War. (1989-). (Vols. 1-2). London, England: Lloyd's of London Press. AWMM
    • Tennent, A. (2001). British and Commonwealth Merchant Ship Losses to Axis Submarines 1939-45. Gloucestershire, England: Sutton Publishing. AWMM
    • British vessels lost at sea, 1939-1945. [reprint of Ships of the Royal Navy : statement of losses during WW2 & British Merchant vessels lost or damaged by enemy action during WW2]. (1976). Cambridge: Patrick Stephens. AWMM
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