Lionel John White

Name

Lionel John White

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

18/07/1916

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
CH/16412
Royal Marine Light Infantry
1st R.M. Bn. Royal Naval Division.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

TRANCHEE DE MECKNES CEMETERY, AIX-NOULETTE
H. 8.
France

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial
All Saints Church Memorial, Hertford
Hitchin War Memorial

Pre War

Mother A “Bushey” 50 Ickleford Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Wartime Service

His Service Number was CH 16412, he embarked Royal Marine Brigade 25 Sep 1915 (joined Battalion at Cape Helles 22 Oct 1915). He was later in the 1st Royal Marine Light Infantry Battalion in the 63rd (Royal Naval) Division being part of the 188th Brigade in France.

He was killed in action in France. He is buried in Row H, Grave 8 in Tranchee de Mecknes Cemetery, Aix-Noulette in France about five miles west of Arras and three miles south west of Lens.

Additional Information

No connection with Hertford has yet been found.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, David C Baines, Jonty Wild