Also known as
Vietnam 928518 AWMM
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
808 Princess Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Durham, England AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
Robert White and Alastair Don were killed when the front of their vehicle, Romeo 2, 161 Bty, was blown up by a command detonated mine.
Memorial Flag - Presented to widow, Mrs Poko White of Auckland, received the New Zealand Operational Service Medal on his behalf from the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defence at a presentation at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on Thursday 27 November 2003.
Killed in action - land mine.
Remembered on the Papakura - Karaka War Memorial.
The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) began repatriating the remains of personnel buried in Malaysia during 2018.
This is part of project Te Auraki (The Return), under which the NZDF is bringing home personnel and dependants buried overseas after 1 January, 1955, following a change in Government policy. AWMM
- Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM
- Papakura - Karaka War Memorial, Great South Road, Papakura, New Zealand AWMM
Roll of Honour
Remember Robert White by laying a poppy.
Leave a note
Leave a tribute or memory of
Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). Photographs p.45; p. 53, 56, 45, 161, 197. AWMM
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