|Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)||2731||16th Battalion|
Photo courtesy Cliff Housley
John was born in 1896 at Crich, the son of Amos and Eliza White. His father worked on Cromford Canal. He attested in June 1915 aged nineteen, an unmarried collier who was living at Buckland Hollow. On 4th August 1917 he died of his wounds and is buried at Dozinghem Military Cemetery. He is remembered on the Sawmills Memorials
Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.
Army Service Record
He attested 15/06/15 at Derby aged 19 years 7 months, an unmarried collier of Buckland Hollow. His height was 5ft 5in and weight 131lb. The next of kin was his father Amos White of Buckland Hollow
He died of his wounds in France & Flanders.
|Regiment/Service||Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)|
|Date of Death||04/08/1917|
|Additional information||Son of Amos and Eliza White, of Buckland Hollow, Amblegate, Derby.|
|Casualty type||Commonwealth War Dead|
|Grave/Memorial Reference||II. G. 19.|
|Cemetery||DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY|
1901: Millgreen, Crich
RG13 piece 3231 folio 7 page 5
1911: Buckland Hollow
|Beatrice May||White||daughter||13||Day nurse||Crich|
|John||White||boarder (wdwr)||75||Old age pension boatman||Heage|
RG14PN20987 RG78PN1251 RD436 SD4 ED16 SN9
In the 1918 Voters Register his address was the Common, Crich.