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Theo Raymond Scarlett

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Theo Raymond Scarlett - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Theo Raymond AWMM
  • Surname
    Scarlett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ411234 AWMM
    • WWII 411234 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 October 1912 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.E. Scarlett (mother), C/o Post Office, Stockton Line, Westport, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 March 1941 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Walter Andrew and Lilian Elsie Scarlett, of Stockton Mine, Nelson

    Educated at Karamea District High School.

    A post-war search by an Australian war graves unit located the aircraft and the bodies of the crew which they buried nearby. They were later exhumed and reburied at Bourail, New Caledonia. In 2001 an American military unit discovered the crash site and believing it was an American Avenger with American bodies they took the remains they found to Hawaii. Examination, including DNA testing revealed the remains to be from the New Zealanders. Contact was made with two of the airmen's relatives and the remains were taken to New Zealand then to Bourail to be buried with the bodies.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    5 June 1944 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Pacific AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM 6.27 AWMM
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