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- Date of enlistment: October 1914
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/6325
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 37
- Date of Death: 25.09.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 17 Watson St, Dundee
- Occupation: Dock Labourer
Lillie White, 80 Constable St, Dundee
John, born 05.05.1904 & Alexander, born 27.03.1908
More about Arthur White
Arthur has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
S-6325 L.-Cpl. Arthur White, 9th Black Watch, was killed in action on 25 September 1915, aged 37. In civilian life he was employed as a dock labourer.
L.-Cpl. White is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
DUNDEE. L.-Cpl. Arthur White, 9th Black Watch, 17 Watson Street. He was 37 years of age, and previous to enlistment was employed as a dock labourer. The Scotsman, Wednesday, 10 November 1915.
Arthur White 6325 9th Black Watch
DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION.
Mrs White, 17 Watson Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that her husband, Lance-Corporal Arthur White, 9th Black Watch, was killed in action on 25th September.
Lance-Corporal White, who was 37 years of age, was employed as a dock labourer when he joined the colours in October last year.
Dundee Courier 9th November 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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