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Victor Breton de La Perrelle



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor Breton AWMM
  • Surname
    de La Perrelle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    De La Perelle AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 36211 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Inter War Nov 1938 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Batavia, Batavia, Jakarta, Indonesia AWMM
      Java, Indonesia AWMM
      20 Mar 1942-17 September 1945 AWMM
      On the run after fall of Singapore AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Amboina, Amboina, Indonesia AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 17 September 1945 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of natural causes AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) 1938-39

    Served with Royal Air Force (RAF) 1939 onwards

    Served with 165 squadron in 1946

    During the Korean War was seconded to US Air Force (1951) and then in later years seconded to the USAF in the United States

    Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July- 31 October 1940
    Surname in Wynn, K. rendered as De la Perelle AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    11 June 1983 AWMM
    Age 64 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom 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



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  • External links
  • References
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      p. 118-121 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Ministry for Culture and Heritage. (2012). New Zealanders serving with RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, 10 July – 31 October 1940. [A list compiled by Ministry for Culture and Heritage with Errol Martyn]. AWMM

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