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Thomas Ernest White

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Portrait of Thomas Ernest White, c.1916. Image courtesy of L. Tyler, SCRoll Project, South Canterbury Museum. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Thomas Ernest White, c.1916. Image courtesy of L. Tyler, SCRoll Project, South Canterbur …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    White AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ernie Public - Lyn - Other relative - 22 December 2018 - Personal Information, Thomas Ernest 'Ernie' White was the Brother of my Husbands Grandmother Muriel Adeline Fifield, nee White
  • Service number
    WWI 28567 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 June 1884 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    8 June 1884 Public - Lyn - Other relative - 22 December 2018 - Military Personnel Papers and Family Papers
  • Place of birth
    Geraldine, Timaru District, Canterbury, New Zealand Public - Lyn - Other relative - 22 December 2018 - NZ Birth Registration, Registrar Generals Office, Wellington, and Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    113 Harrison Street, Wanganui, NZ Public - Lyn - Other relative - 22 December 2018 - Personnel File
  • Post war occupation
    Labourer Public - Lyn - Other relative - 22 December 2018 - Military Personnel File, and Family Papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs A. White (mother), 113 Harrison Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 28567 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
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Thomas White was the son of Alfred and Catherine White, of 113 Harrison St., Wanganui, New Zealand.

    Some H Company sailed on the Willochra AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 July 1917 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord, France AWMM I. X. 20. 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
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      43: 35 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 December 2018LynWanganuiDirect descendant
12 November 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher

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