WHITE, George Warren

No.134578, Gunner George Warren WHITE
Aged 31
medal entitlement unknown
518 Battery, 84 Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery
Died on Monday, 22nd September 1941

George Warren White was born on 9th June 1910 in Soham (Newmarket Q3-1910 3B:445), baptised in Soham on 13th July 1910, son of Warren John and Georgina WHITE (née HARDING) of Speed Lane, Soham.

1911 census...Aged 9 months, he was at Speed Lane, Soham with his father Warren John WHITE [[23] farm labourer, born Soham, and his mother Georgiana [22] born Wicken.

He had three younger sisters, Rose Mary [1912] Marian Eliza [1914] and Lily Harriet [1915].

He married Phyllis May CARPENTER (Ely Q2-1930 3B:1341).

In the 1939 register George (date of birth recorded as 12-6-19100 was a builder's labourer, with his wife Phyllis M [2-11-1911] at 8 Julius Martin Lane, Soham. There are three closed records.
His father [8-5-1887] was a labourer, at No 4 Julius Martin Lane with his mother Georgina (senior) [22-2-1889], Williams' sisters Rita [2-4-1926] later JONES and Jean J. [16-8-1930] later BADCOCK. Also there were James and Marian BLOWER.There are 3 closed records.

He was buried in Soham on 26th September 1941.

He died Yorkshire (Doncaster Q3-1941 9C:1089) and was returned home for burial. Nothing has been found to document the whereabouts of his unit except his death registration.

George White is buried in Soham Cemetery, grave N:192

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