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

Auckland Museum is open today

We’re open as usual today from 9AM until 5PM, for those who can safely get here. You may notice a slightly reduced offering in our cafes and Store. 

Edgar Disraeli White

-
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar Disraeli AWMM
  • Surname
    White AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 32766 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    7 July 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra OutramOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John White (father), 46 Cannongate Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    • Messines AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 32766 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
    • Edgar White was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John White, of Canongate St., Dunedin, New Zealand.

      New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141.

      Embarked Wellington, 15 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 January 1917, and marched in to Sling Camp.
      Proceeded overseas to France, 1 March 1917; joined 1st Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, in the field, 21 May 1917.
      Killed in action, 7 June 1917.

      Parents: Mr & Mrs John White, Canongate Street, Dunedin AWMM
    • Edgar was one of four brothers who served in the First World War - John (Jack) Phillips White, Robert Nicholson White and Philip Sydney White. Public - Paul - Researcher - 30 April 2021 - Hickford, Paul, They Marched to War, 2019, pp. 18 & 92.
Read more

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope 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

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name
    Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember Edgar Disraeli White by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Edgar Disraeli White

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
30 April 2021PaulWest Auckland, New ZealandResearcher

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.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.