Arthur White

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: October 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/6325
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 17 Watson St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Dock Labourer
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Lillie White, 80 Constable St, Dundee

  • Children:

    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


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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