WHITE, Ernest Perry
(Service number 32110)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Lance Corporal


Date Unknown Place of Birth Cust, Canterbury, New Zealand

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Marion White (mother), Turua, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 13th Reinforcements 1st Battalion, E Company
Date 15 November 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 16th (Waikato) Company

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Wounded at Messines, 23rd June, 1917

Post-war Occupations


Date 1 October 1918 Age 22
Place of Death Le Cateau, France
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Anneux British Cemetery, Nord, France
Memorial Reference III. C. 6.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru Memorial; Geraldine War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Ernest White was the son of George Henry and Marion White, of Turua, Thames, New Zealand.


Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories

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