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William Campbell White

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel White, R.K. - Wells, J.E. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Campbell AWMM
  • Surname
    White AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    26726 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 July 1893 AWMM ThamesCoromandel District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    F.H. White (father), Tahuna, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    26726 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      158 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of F. H. and E. A. White, of Tahuna, Morrinsville, New Zealand.

    Born in the Thames Goldfield.

    Some H Company sailed on the Devon

    Embarked Wellington, 25 September 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 21 November 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Prioceeded overseas to France, 7 January 1917; taken on strength, 4th Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, and posted to B Company, 7 February 1917.
    Wounded in action, 20 May 1917 (gun shot wound, left forearm), and admitted to 3rd NZ Field Ambulance; transferred to 2nd NZ Field Ambulance, 21 May 1917; to NZ Reinforcements Camp, 4 June 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 18 June 1917.
    Reported missing, 12 October 1917.
    Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 27 February 1918, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 12 October 1917'.

    Parents: F.H. & E.A. White, Tahuna, Morrinsville AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Passchendaele New British Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM VIII B 1 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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