WHYTE, William Corrie
(Service number 47379)
|First Rank||Corporal||Last Rank|
|Date||3 August 1890||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||16 Clyde Street, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||James Heron WHYTE (father), 16 Clyde Street, Timaru; 136 Church Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||26th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||9 June 1917|
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Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||20 January 1965||Age||74 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Purewa Crematorium|
|New Zealand Memorials|
William Corrie Whyte was the second son of James Heron Whyte and his wife, Annie (Ann) née Deavoll. He enlisted as William Corrie White. W. G.[sic] Whyte was in the draft of South Canterbury men who left for Trentham on 20 February 1917.
William married Vera Alison (Allen) Joll in 1919. His brother, Robert Holmes Whyte, was killed in action in 1917 at Passchendaele.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [29 August 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [29 August 2020]; Purewa Crematorium record [30 August 2020]; Timaru Herald, 20 February 1917 (Papers Past) [28 August 2002]
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