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Geoffrey MacLennan Densem

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Biography for Geoffrey MacLennan Densem. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Co - Dy. Archives New Zealand (R17845609-0427). CC-BY 2.0.

Biography for Geoffrey MacLennan Densem. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Geoffrey MacLennan AWMM
  • Surname
    Densem AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ41473 AWMM
    • WWII 41473 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 November 1913 AWMM Port ChalmersDunedin AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Wife: Mrs. I. M. Densem of Hornsey, Middlesex, England C/- "Willowbrooke", Deborah Bay, Port Chalmers, Dunedin AWMM
    • WW2 Parents: Mr. & Mrs. R. F. Densem of Mosgiel AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Geoffrey MacLennan was the son of Roderick Finlayson Densem, and of Minnie Densem, of Deborah Bay, Port Chalmers, New Zealand; husband of Iris Miriam Densem, of Hornsey, Middlesex.

    Attended Otago Boys' High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845609)) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    25 April 1942 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    United KingdomEurope 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
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol.1, p.200 and Vol.3, p.164 AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Co - Dy. Archives New Zealand (R17845609) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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