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Robert White

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  • Service number
    928518 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Jock AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Vietnam Bombardier AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery AWMM
  • War
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    White AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jock AWMM
  • Service number
    928518 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    25 February 1937 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Fort William, Scotland AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Fort William, Scotland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 808 Princess Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Durham, England AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    928518 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • New Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMM
    • Vietnam Medal AWMM
    • Gallantry Cross with Palm (South Vietnam) AWMM
    • Military Merit Medal (South Vietnam) AWMM
    • South Vietnamese Campaign Medal (1960- clasp) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    Vietnam Bombardier Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Royal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Royal New Zealand Army AWMM

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Vietnam Bombardier AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Artillery, 161 Battery AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert White and Alastair Don were killed when the front of their vehicle, Romeo 2, 161 Bty, was blown up by a command detonated mine.

    Memorial Flag - Presented to widow, Mrs Poko White of Auckland, received the New Zealand Operational Service Medal on his behalf from the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defence at a presentation at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on Thursday 27 November 2003

    Killed in action - land mine

    Remembered on the Papakura - Karaka War Memorial AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    28 AWMM
  • Date of death
    14 September 1965 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Vietnam AWMM
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery name
    Terendak Camp, Malacca, Malaysia AWMM
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM
    • Papakura - Karaka War Memorial, Great South Road, Papakura, New Zealand AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Australia's Vietnam War
    https://vietnam.unsw.adfa.edu.au/
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
      Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). Photographs p.45; p. 53, 56, 45, 161, 197. AWMM