WHITE, William Theodore
(Service number 60019)

Aliases Bill
First Rank Corporal Last Rank


Date 16 March 1888 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 62 Calliope Road, Devonport, Auckland
Occupation Bank clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. J. WHITE (mother), 62 Calliope Road, Devonport, Auckland
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 30th Reinforcements, E Company
Date 13 October 1917
Transport Arawa
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Bank manager


Date 12 February 1954 Age 65 years
Place of Death Whanganui
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated Whanganui; ashes interred Aramoho Cemetery
Memorial Reference Rose Garden B, Row 19
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William Theodore White was the younger son of the Reverend William White and his wife Agnes Jane née Carleton. William and Agnes married in January 1879 in Northern Ireland, their first three children being born there. In about 1885 they came to New Zealand. The Rev White and his family spent a few years at Pleasant Point, during whih time William was born. He was a bank clerk at Devonport, Auckland, when he was called up. William married Sarah Amy Maskell (Sally).


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [05 November 2019]; Aramoho cremation & cemetery records (NZSG cemetery records) [11 November 2019]

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