Tuesday, 22 March 2016

George White 1891-1915

George White Barnsley Chronicle 25 September 1915
 with thanks to Barnsley Archives

Born: 1891

Military Service:
Enlisted: **
Regiment and Battalion: York and Lancs - 5th Battalion
Service number: 1110 - Sergeant
Entered Theatre of War: France on 13th April 1915
Awards: Victory Medal, British War Medal, 1915 Star

Death:  10th September 1915  

Buried at: Ferme - Livier Cemetery
Grave Reference: Plot 1 Row G Grave 4

Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
Son of George and Clara White of Barnsley.

St. Marys Church Combined War Memorial  
Barnsley Redfearn Bros. Roll of Honour
Barnsley Redfearn Bros. Glassworks and Aldham Works

Links & Notes:
Lives of the First World War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Barnsley Soldiers Remembered

George and Clara White lost two more sons, during the First World War.
Arthur Percy White 1893 - 1918 and Harry White 1895 - 1917 missing/killed in action.
For further details of this tragic family read the above link to Barnsley Soldiers Remembered.

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