Frederick (poss Frank) White

Name

Frederick (poss Frank) White

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

16/08/1917
21

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
235106
Lincolnshire Regiment
8th Bn

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.
Belgium

UK Memorials

St Mary the Virgin Memorial, Westmill

Pre War

Frederick White was born in 1896 in Westmill, the son of George and Elizabeth White. Frederick had three older sisters, Sarah, Emma and Hilda, two older brothers, Benjamin and Walter and one younger brother, Bertie. In the 1901 census, Frederick was recorded as living with the family in Westmill and by 1911, Frederick was occupied as a Farm Labourer.

Wartime Service

Frederick enlisted into the Hertfordshire Regiment

Additional Information

The CWGC gives the information recorded above, however the medal roll index card suggests that Frederick was known as Frank and served as 4666 and 266462 of the Hertfordshire Regiment and then 235106 of the Lincolnshire Regiment. Walter White (Frederick’s elder brother) served in the Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in Palestine in 1918 and is also commemorated on the Westmill War Memorial.

Acknowledgments

Nigel Leaney