Saturday 26 January 2013

Private Walter George White

Born on 11 February 1895 in London, England - brother of Mr. A.W. White, England - brother-in-law of Alice White, London, England - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Ottawa, Ontario; single; Church of England; trade as painter; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 7.5 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; fair hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF in Ottawa, Ontario, on 17 January 1918 (number 3320163) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 June 1918 - killed in action on 2 September 1918 - buried in Dury Mill British Cemetery (grave I.C.14), France.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register,

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