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Full Name: D'Arcy Trevor Raymond Pilbrow
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): D'Arcy Trevor Raymond
Surname: Pilbrow
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 81445
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment: Clerk
Next of Kin: Mr A.C. Pilbrow (father), 79 Walnut Avenue, Ashburton, New Zealand
Marital Status: Married
Enlistment Address: 79 Walnut Avenue, Ashburton, New Zealand
Military District: Ashburton, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Anti-tank Brigade
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 9
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 317
Campaigns: Italy
Last Unit Served: 20 Armoured Regiment
Place of Death: Italy
Date of Death: 16 December 1943
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1943
Cause of Death: IX. D. 9.
Cemetery Name: Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy
Memorial Name: Ashburton War Memorial, Ashburton, New Zealand
Biographical Notes:
  • D'Arcy Pilbrow was the son of Arthur and Eleanor Winifred Pilbrow, of Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand.
  • Remembered on the Ashburton War Memorial.
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003.
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Panel 3 (WW2), names, bronze panel. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Commemoration panel WW1 and WW2, bronze plaque. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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