Roll of Honour William Vyner Duckett White

Service number 260624
Rank Flight Lieutenant
Unit No. 2 Squadron
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 20 February 1942
Place of Death Netherlands East Indies
Cause of Death Prisoner of War
Cemetery or Memorial Details Ambon Memorial, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
Source AWM148 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Air Force

Location on the Roll of Honour

William Vyner Duckett White's name is located at panel 98 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

William Vyner Duckett White's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Thu 29 August 2019 at 8:22pm
  • Sat 07 December 2019 at 10:42pm
  • Sat 22 February 2020 at 2:06am


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.