Kōrero: Denvir, John

John Denvir, about 1941

John Denvir, about 1941

John Denvir was imprisoned at Maribor in occupied Yugoslavia during the Second World War, but subsequently escaped twice, the second time successfully, without recapture. He joined a Yugoslav partisan band in January 1942 and eventually commanded a company.

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Ian McGibbon. 'Denvir, John', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/5d17/denvir-john (accessed 7 August 2020)