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Adrian Whitaker

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Adrian AWMM
  • Surname
    Whitaker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 63980 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    8 May 1897 Public - Lynette Mary - Other Relative - 5 September 2015 - Military Personnel file, Attestation for General Service
  • Place of birth
    Wellington Public - Lynette Mary - Other Relative - 5 September 2015 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
    7th child of Agnes & Bernard Whitaker Public - Lynette Mary - Other Relative - 5 September 2015 - Family papers
  • Address before enlistment
    21 Upland Road, Kelburn, Wellington Public - Lynette Mary - Other Relative - 5 September 2015 - Family papers
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Whitaker (mother), 37 Northland Road, Northland, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lynette Mary - Other Relative - 5 September 2015 - Military Personnel file

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 63980 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trentham & Featherston Public - Lynette Mary - Other Relative - 5 September 2015 - Oral Family History
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Warehouseman/Civilian AWMM
    • 8 May 1917 Public - Lynette Mary - Other Relative - 5 September 2015 - Military Personnel File
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    20 years birthday Public - Lynette Mary - Other Relative - 5 September 2015 - Military File

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Adrian Whitaker was the son of Agnes and Bernard Whitaker.

    Military Personnel file states place of death variously as ' killed by a shell in the railway dugout at Ypres,Belgium' and elsewhere as 'in the field, France' (Source: Military Personnel File) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 April 1918 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    YpresBelgium Public source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    20 years 11 months Public - Lynette Mary - Other Relative - 5 September 2015 - Military Personnel File, History Sheet
  • Place of death
    at the Railway dugout at Ypres, Belgium Public - Lynette Mary - Other Relative - 5 September 2015 - Military Personnel File, History Sheet
  • Cause of death
    • Killed in Action AWMM
    • by a shell in the field Public - Lynette Mary - Other Relative - 5 September 2015 - Military Personnel File, History Sheet
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM II.B.13 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
05 September 2015Lynette MaryWelllington New ZealandOther Relative
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