Blackmore Area Local History

First World War Commemoration:
William Willis White

Died in the First World War.
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William Willis White

War Memorial: Place and inscription
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Rank:
Private

Regiment:
Leicestershire Regiment.  Service No: 5075.  Transferred to Labour Corps. Service No. 228402. [CWGC]

Service Details:
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Personal and family information:
Son of Arthur William and Rose Ellis White of
Fingrith Hall Road.  [CWGC]
Not the brother of George William White, who was son of William Mansfield White and Susan.

Births Sep 1893   White William Willis Chelmsford. 4a 478 [Free BMD]
Downham Baptism Register [ERO D/P 257/1/5] records a Harry James White baptised on
14th April 1895 to Arthur William (a labourer) and Rose Emma White.  This is the only ‘White’ entry and almost certainly a younger brother.

Date of Death:
5th November 1918

Age:
25

Where died:
Killed

Place of Burial or Commemoration:
Buried Downham Churchyard, Essex.

List of Sources:
Commonwealth War
Graves Commission (CWGC), Essex Record Office, Free BMD







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Last Updated: 6 June 2010