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Winifred Ellen Waite

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Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 77), Page: 6 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 77), Page: 6 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Winifred Ellen AWMM
  • Surname
    Waite AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Spencer AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/466 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1890 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Henry Waite (father), Waitangi, Tarata, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/466 AWMM
  • 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Nurse AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Daughter of Ellen Maria Waite and Henry Waite. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1984 AWMM
    Age 94 AWMM
  • 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

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  • Winifered Ellen Spencer died in 1984, aged 94 years. Was a staff Nursing Sister, Army in Palestine and Egypt in WW1. W.E. Spencer is buried @ Purewa Cemetery, alongside her husband, Harrison Nutter Spencer, also a soldier in Palestine. Met her husband in Apia, Samoa in 19820, after the annexation of that country from Germany. Was a prominent person in the NZ RSA for 70 years and nursed American soldiers at Ellerlelie Greenlane in WW2, upon donning her nursing uniform again. Her WW1 nursing uniform (complete with all its epaulettes), is preserved in a small Museum attached to New Plymouth Hospital where she trained. Their only son (my Father, is having his 90th Birthday @ Taupo on 28th June (this month), attended by his four siblings from his first marriage ( Jeremy (myself), Sue, Sarah and Nigel. We are coming from as far afield as Western Australia, Canberra and Wellington. Dad Dr John
    Public - Jeremy Robert Havelock - Other Relative - 16 June 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      77: 6 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM

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16 June 2015Jeremy Robert HavelockCanberra, ACT 2615, AustraliaOther Relative

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