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Fred Waite

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Portrait of Major Fred Waite, AALZ 25044 6 / F806 29. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Major Fred Waite, AALZ 25044 6 / F806 29. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Fred AWMM
  • Surname
    Waite AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Frederick Waite AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/448 AWMM
    • WWI 40017 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 August 1885 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Waiwera South, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
    • Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
    • Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Ada Philipson Waite (wife), Waiwera South, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Ada Philipson Waite (wife), Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Ada Philipson Waite (wife), Galsgow Street, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    Wounded at Gallipoli AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George Waite and Isabella Edington Curry Waite.

    Husband of Ada Philipson nee Taylor, they married in 15 May 1912

    Possibly enlisted in England at the beginning of WW2

    Colonel and Commissioner New Zealand Patriotic Fund Board in the Middle East 1940-1944 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 August 1952 AWMM
    BalcluthaOtago AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Otago Daily Times, 30 August 1952 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
    • McDonald, W. (2001). Honours and awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. Napier, N.Z.: Helen McDonald. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 748 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 101 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 137 AWMM
    • Waite, F. (1919). The New Zealanders at Gallipoli. Auckland, N.Z.: Printed and published under Authority of the New Zealand Government by Whitcombe & Tombs. AWMM
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
      Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (compilers). (1993). p. 268 AWMM
    • McDonald, W. (2001). Honours and awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. Napier, N.Z.: Helen McDonald. AWMM
      McDonald, W. (2001). p. 329 AWMM
    • Orange, C. (Ed). (1998). The Dictionary of New Zealand biography. 1921-1940 (Vol. 4). Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland University Press : Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
    • Otago Daily Times AWMM
      Death notice: Otago Daily Times, 30 August 1952 AWMM
    • Frederick Waite photographic collection. (1915-1916). Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. D531.T9 G169w. AWMM
      AWMM More photographs of Fred Waite and the Gallipoli campaign can be found in the Pictorial Collections of the Auckland War Memorial Museum 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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14 June 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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