Walter White

Name

Walter White

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

10/09/1918
25

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
203158
Bedfordshire Regiment
5th Bn.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

JERUSALEM MEMORIAL
Panel 17.
Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)

UK Memorials

St Mary the Virgin Memorial, Westmill
Not on the Braughing memorials

Pre War

Walter was born in 1893 in Braughing the son of George and Elizabeth White. Walter had three older sisters, Sarah, Emma and Hilda, one older brother, Benjamin and two younger brothers, Frederick and Bertie. In the 1901 census, Walter was recorded as living with the family in Westmill and by 1911, Walter was occupied as a Farm Labourer.

Wartime Service

Walter enlisted in Royston

Additional Information

The CWGC gives the information recorded above, however the medal roll index card suggests that Walter served as 15773 and 203158 of the Bedfordshire Regiment Frederick White (Walter’s younger brother) served in the Lincolnshire Regiment, was killed in Fla

Acknowledgments

Nigel Leaney