Archibald White

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 4493
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 06/08/1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.A.14.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 4 Allan Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mrs White, 4 Allan St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Fred White, 4 Allan St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Archibald White

On 6 August 1916, 4493 Pte. Archie White, 4/5th Black Watch, was killed while on sentry duty in France. He was the 25 year old sin of Mr and Fred White, 4 Allan Street, Dundee.

DUNDEE MAN KILLED WHILE ON SENTRY DUTY. Private Archibald White, son of Mr and Mrs F.White, 4 Allan Street, is another Dundee Black Watch soldier who has given his life in his country’s cause. He was shot by a rifle bullet¬†on the morning of the 6th inst. while on sentry duty.
Private White was a popular fellow with his soldier comrades and his platoon officer in a letter states they all feel his loss greatly, for he was a brave man and a most willing and obliging worker. He was at all times cheerful and contented.
Deceased was 25 years of age, and had been at the front since November. The Courier, Saturday, 12 August 1916, 4.

 

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