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Cecil William Waite

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Cecil Waite, portrait - This image may be subject to copyright

Cecil Waite, portrait - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecil William AWMM
  • Surname
    Waite AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ces AWMM
  • Service number
    27142 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 April 1917 AWMM MangonuiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 23 June 1940 AWMM Paul Ave, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ada Waite (mother), C/o Mrs Fenton, Woodville Street, Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    27142 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 23 June 1940 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Pipe laying jointer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 6 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Chest, stomach infections AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Nerves AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Terminal Illness AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ces's wife, Lorraine, says :'Ces and I met, fell in love and were married on 16 November 1946. He was a boilermaker for 32 years. We had three children, two sons and a daughter, and he was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather & always ready to help someone. He was very active in youth work and church, dearly loved and respected.' AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 April 1999 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: NZ Herald 13 April 1999 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 497 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: NZ Herald 13 April 1999 AWMM

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