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Denis Allan Scrimgeour

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Headstone, Kranji War Cemetery. (photo P. Lascelles, 2008) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Kranji War Cemetery. (photo P. Lascelles, 2008) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Denis Allan AWMM
  • Surname
    Scrimgeour AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ401783 AWMM
    • WWII 401783 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 March 1920 AWMM RichmondNelson AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. P. Scrimgeour. C/o Mrs. E. Lewis, R. M. D, Richmond, Nelson AWMM
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. P. Scrimgeour of Richmond, Nelson AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845615)
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Arthur Raymond Scrimgeour and of Phyllis Scrimgeour (nee Lewis) of Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand

    Attended Nelson College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845615)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 February 1942 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Plane went missing over Kluang. Left Palembang with 5 other aircraft to attack Kluang. After the at Public - Jan - Direct descendant - 20 November 2015 - letter to Denis's brother Edward dated 4th September 1946 from C F Skinner from the Office of the Minister of Rehabilitation Wellington
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore AWMM Collective grave 34 C 10-13 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      vol.3, p.430 AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Qu - Sl. Archives New Zealand (R17845615) - Former archives reference: AIR118 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 - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Missing - United Kingdom, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845745) AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 January 2016KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
20 November 2015Jannew zealandDirect descendant

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