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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
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ401783 AWMM
    • WWII 401783 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 February 1942 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    MalaysiaSoutheast Asia 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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Contributors

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

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