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Basil Keith White

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Basil Keith AWMM
  • Surname
    White AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13/2500 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Motu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    David White (father), West End Avenue, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13/2500 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    17 November 1943 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 12 January 2019 - Whangarei Council Online Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Whangarei Public - Sandra - Researcher - 12 January 2019 - Whangarei Council Online Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Maunu Cemetery Public - Sandra - Researcher - 12 January 2019 - Whangarei Council Online Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Mr. Basil Keith White - One of the most efficient and popular figures in New Zealand banking circles, Mr. Basil Keith White, passed away in a Whangarei private hospital today. Son of Mr. & Mrs. David White, deceased was born in December, 1890, and spent his boyhood at Whangarei Heads, where he was educated. At the age of 16, he joined the staff of the Bank of Australasia in Whangarei, under the managership of the late Mr. McCormack. From Whangarei he was transferred to the Auckland office, later going to Motu, in the Gisborne district. While stationed there he enlisted for service in the Great War, and went overseas with the Mounted Rifles in the 7th Reinforcements. He remained overseas until Armistice Day, being paymaster for some time. On his return to New Zealand, he resumed his position with the bank at Auckland, later being transferred to Gisborne and then becoming accountant at head office, Wellington. He was in turn appointed manager at Blenheim and Hawera, retiring from the last position some 18 months ago on account of ill-health. He was familiarly known throughout banking circles as “B.K.” Since his retirement he had resided with his sister, Mrs. S. Going, 11 Mill Road. He was survived by one sister, Mrs. S. Going, and four brothers. Messrs. D. S. White, Devonport; John White, Ngararatunua; Murdoch White, Auckland, and Ambrose White. Auckland. He lost two brothers, Kenneth and Alex, in the last war. Deceased was a great sportsman and was one of the founders of the Whangarei Golf Club. He was also prominent in Rotarian circles and a loyal member of the Presbyterian Church. (Northern Advocate, 17 Nov 1943) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 12 January 2019 - Papers Past
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12 January 2019SandraWaipuResearcher