Māori › Thomas Hugh Nairn White Born 6 September 1912 - Died 1990 PDF Key details Service number Also known as Armed force / branchNavy AWMM Last rankWW2 Lieutenant/Military AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesThomas Hugh Nairn AWMM SurnameWhite AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth6 September 1912 Family source Hawkes Bay, New Zealand Family source Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentWW2 Barnsdale, Takapau, Hawkes Bay AWMM Post war occupationSheep farmer/Civilian AWMM Next of kin on embarkationWW2 Prudence Madeleine White (wife) AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchNavy AWMM Service number Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 Farmer/Civilian Family source Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve AWMM 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 rankWW2 1946 AWMM Lieutenant/Military AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served with the Royal Navy. Survived 5 hours in the Atlantic ocean after his ship had been sunk by a German torpedo before being rescued by a British ship and taken to England. Family source. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death1990 AWMM Age 79 AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes CemeteryPrivate burial site AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Thomas Hugh Nairn White by laying a poppy. Thomas Henry White Thomas Herman White Thomas Hugh Nairn White Thomas James White Thomas McLeod White Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Thomas Hugh Nairn White Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links DocumentsAncestry.com. UK, Navy Lists, 1888-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. AWMM Information kindly provided by family AWMM 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.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.