condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white
Alert!

Auckland Museum is temporarily closed

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum is closed to the public for four weeks in step with our county’s efforts to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Find out more

James Beresford Whyte

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Beresford AWMM
  • Surname
    Whyte AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 240826 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    12 May 1918 Public - jackson - Direct descendant - 11 February 2018 - Family paper
  • Place of birth
    Hamilton Public - jackson - Direct descendant - 11 February 2018 - Family Papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM 46 Te Aroha St., Hamilton AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer Public - jackson - Direct descendant - 11 February 2018 - Family Papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. N. Whyte, 82 Te Aroha St., Claudelands (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1944 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    • Married Nel Whyte for 77 years Public - jackson - Direct descendant - 11 February 2018 - Family Papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 240826 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.134 Clerk 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.134
    HamiltonWaikato 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.134
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember James Beresford Whyte by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of James Beresford Whyte

Leave a note

Contribute ›
  • My amazing great-grandfather who lived to 97 years of age along with his wife Nel. Such an inspiration for us in the family on how to live as a faithful husband and father.

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.134 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
11 February 2018jacksonAuckland, NZDirect descendant
The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.