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Full Name
Mark White
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Mark
Surname
White
Also Known As
Bill
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
62635
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs W. White (mother), Hicks Bay, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Hicks Bay, New Zealand
Military District
Papakura
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 5th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 375
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
23 November 1941
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
9. F. 8.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Description of Image
Headstone, HalfayaSollum War Cemetery, Egypt (photo B. Coutts, 2009)
Further References
Sources Used
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941)
  • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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