George William White
War Memorial: Place and
War Memorial: Pte. G. White R.M.L.I.
window: George William White
Ongar & District War Memorial Hospital Roll of Honour (Blackmore) as G W
White [ERO A10815]
Marine Light Infantry 3rd R.M. Battalion.
Service No: PLY/5884 [CWGC]
Sunday, 20 January
Louvain, armed boarding steamer,
torpedoed and sunk by UC.22 in Aegean
lost, including WHITE, George W, Private, RMLI,
5884 (Plymouth), (Royal
3rd Battalion, on passage)
Personal and family information:
William Mansfield White and Susan White, of London; husband of Lucy White, of West Bank, Blackmore. [CWGC]
Married Lucy Tull, 21st July 1888, Islington [Freda Wyn]
Census: George W. White, 13, scholar, born Islington, son of William M White
[designer, engraver and tracer] and Susan.
1901 Census: George William White, Lucy White, Benjamin W M White ("my
grandfather"), Louisa M and Lucy M M White were in Enfield at 40 Palace
Gardens. "George William White had been in the RMLI during some
of the 1890s down near Plymouth but in 1901 was back being a Clerk
1911 Census: "George William White, Lucy White, Louisa Mansfield, Lucy
Margaret Mansfield White were at West Bank, Blackmore, Ingatestone,
Essex. Lucy White's age is out by 10 years, even though George wrote
that himself! She was 8 years or so older than George. My grandfather
Benjamin W White was elsewhere in 1911, not with his birth family"
Mansfield White, aged 26, a Blackmore resident, married William Richard
Rawdon of Marylebone at Blackmore on 9th
October 1920. Her father is recorded as
“George William White deceased” with occupation recorded as “Royal Marine
Artillery” [ERO D/P 266/1/12].
Date of Death:
20th January 1918
torpedoed in the Mediterranean, 1918. [CWGC]
Place of Burial or Commemoration:
List of Sources:
War Graves Commission (CWGC), Essex Record Office, Freda Wyn a descendant of the White family, Free BMD, Naval