Sub Lieutenant [A]

Douglas Haig Tait

Conflict: 
WW2
Additional Information: 

Son of William and Rose Josephine Tait, of Wyndham, Southland.

References:
  • CWGC
NZ WAR GRAVES
CONTRIBUTED

Public Contributions:

I obtained the photo of Great Uncle Haig (Spud) from my late Grandmother's diary of her life - Joan Millar elder sister of Haig. Haig's brother Stan (served in the war) while brothers Gideon and Bill... Read More
I obtained the photo of Great Uncle Haig (Spud) from my late Grandmother's diary of her life - Joan Millar elder sister of Haig. Haig's brother Stan (served in the war) while brothers Gideon and Bill joined the police. Gideon Tait became Police Assistant Commissioner in 1970s.


Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Name:
Douglas Haig Tait
Rank: 
Sub Lieutenant
Additional Rank:
A
Date of Birth:
Not known
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Armed Force: 
Navy
Unit:
Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve, HMS Daedalus, 816 (FAA) Squadron

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Not known
Date of Death:
10 October 1942
Day of Death:
Saturday
Age at Death: 
23
Conflict: 
WW2

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
Panel 9.
Cemetery Location: 
New Zealand
Douglas Haig Tait
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