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Thomas Hugh Nairn White

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Hugh Nairn AWMM
  • Surname
    White AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 September 1912 Family source Hawkes BayNew Zealand Family source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Barnsdale, Takapau, Hawkes Bay AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Prudence Madeleine White (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Farmer/Civilian Family source
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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

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  • Death
    1990 AWMM
    Age 79 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Private burial site AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Ancestry.com. UK, Navy Lists, 1888-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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