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Robert White

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    White AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jock AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 928518 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 February 1937 AWMM Fort WilliamScotland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    808 Princess Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Durham, England AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 928518 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 September 1965 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    VietnamSoutheast Asia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Terendak Camp, Malacca, Malaysia AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Vietnam. AWMM
    • Papakura - Karaka War Memorial, Great South Road, Papakura, New Zealand AWMM

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