This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 4493
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 4 Allan Street, Dundee
Mrs White, 4 Allan St, Dundee
Fred White, 4 Allan St, Dundee
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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