Flying Officer Raymond Jack "Dan" Danzey was born on 11 November 1921 in Auckland, New Zealand. He worked as a storekeeper before joining RNZAF on 30 November 1941.

He served with No. 486 Squadron from June 1943 to March 1945. He was awarded a DFC on 8 May 1945.


Danzey died on 9 November 1998 in Wellington, New Zealand.












Danzey's victories in Tempest

Date of Claim Type Claimed Aircraft Serial No. Location of Claim Unit Note
17 June 1944 V-1 SA-M (JN809) Faversham 486 Sqn  
18 June 1944 V-1 SA-K (JN797) N Tonbridge 486 Sqn  
20 June 1944 V-1 SA-L (JN820) 5m S Eastbourne 486 Sqn  
23 June 1944 V-1 SA-K (JN797) Dungeness 486 Sqn  
23 June 1944 1/2 x V-1 SA-K (JN797) Hastings 486 Sqn  
29 June 1944 V-1 SA-K (JN797) W Newchurch 486 Sqn  
29 June 1944 V-1 SA-K (JN797) W Beachy Head 486 Sqn  
4 July 1944 V-1 SA-E (JN805) 20m N Eastbourne 486 Sqn  
7 July 1944 1/2 x V-1 SA-M (JN809) 10m N Beachy Head 486 Sqn  
11 July 1944 1/2 x V-1 SA-H (JN821) Tonbridge area 486 Sqn  
16 July 1944 V-1 SA-D (JN803) N Hastings 486 Sqn  
22 July 1944 V-1 SA-L (JN801) 10m S West Malling 486 Sqn  
6 Aug 1944 1/2 x V-1 SA-D (JN803) Tunbridge Wells 486 Sqn  
28 Oct 1944 Me262     486 Sqn Damaged
23 Jan 1945 Fw190 SA-F (NV715) Minden area 486 Sqn Probable


Aces High Vol. 2 by Christopher Shores
New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force Vol. II


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