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VC1245    Lloyd Allan Trigg

Name   Lloyd Allan Trigg    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1245   Awards   VC    DFC

Regiment   Royal New Zealand Airforce attached to No. 200 Squadron, Royal Air Force



Rank VC Won    Flying Officer

Rank End Of Career   Flying Officer

Place Of Birth   Houhora, North Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

Place Of Death   240 miles south west of Dakar, Senegal, West Africa

Buried/Location Ashes   Crashed at sea 240 miles south-west of Dakar, Senegal, West Africa, Atlantic Ocean


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone     Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    2 November 1943

VC Presented   28 May 1944, Governor-General of New Zealand, Sir C Newall, New Zealand


P  Named on RAF Memorial, Valetta, Malta

Named on War Meorial, Houhora, NI, New Zealnd

Named on War Memorial, Remembrance Park, Kaitaia, NI, New Zealand

Named on War Memorial, Taipa, Mangonui District, NI, New Zealand

Named on War Memorial, Whangarei District War Memorial, Lauri Hall Park, Whangarei, NI, New Zealand

Named on War Memorial, Whangarei Boys High School, Whangarei, NI, New Zealand

Memorial at Returned Servicemans Association HQ, Dunedin, New Zealand

P  Named on VC RAF Memorial at St Clement Dane's Church, Aldwych, London

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queens Gardens, Dunedin, New Zealand

Trigg Road, Huapai, Kumeu, NI, New Zealand

By The Way…

Awarded the VC on the statements of several survivors from the German U-boat that he had destroyed

VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection/I.W.M.



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BORN    6 June 1914

DIED   11 August 1943  AGE    29

VC Won   11 August 1943   AGE   29

Place VC Won   Atlantic Ocean, off West Africa

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

VC Ephemera