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  • Photograph was published on 18th June 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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Nottingham
Walter White was born in 1879 at Nottingham and was the son of James a bricklayer and the late Elizabeth White née Hunt of 15 Bloomfield Street Sycamore Road St. Ann's Well Road Nottingham. Both his father James and his mother Elizabeth Hunt were born in Elm, Cambridgeshire, his father in 1853 and his mother in 1857, his mother died in 1890 aged 33 yrs, they were married in 1878 their marriage was recorded in the Nottingham registration district, they went on to have the following children, Walter b1879, Rebecca b1881, Sarah Ann b1884 and John Thomas born 1885, Walter White married his wife Sarah Ann Carmichael (born 27th April 1878,) they were married in 1900 at Nottingham, they lived at 28 Selhurst Street Hyson Green Nottingham and had the following children, Elizabeth Pretoria May born 30th June 1900, John William born 30th April 1902, Barbara Cessie born 28th December 1903, Walter Claude born 9th December 1909 and Ernest Arnold born 7th March 1913. In the 1911 census Walter and his family were living with his mother in law at 27 Selhurst Street, Hyson Green, Nottingham and were shown as Sarah Ann Carmichael 55 yrs a widow and card board box maker, Sarah Ann White 32 yrs her daughter, Walter White 32 yrs a tailor son in law and Elizabeth Pretoria 10 yrs a granddaughter, John William 10 yrs a grandson, Barbara Cissie 7 yrs a granddaughter and Walter Claude 1 yr of age a grandson. In the same 1911 census his widowed father is living at 66 Corporation Oaks, Nottingham, he is shown as being James White 57 yrs a brick layer he is living with this daughter Rebecca 30 yrs working at home At the time of Walter's death his wife was living at 2 Hovenden Street Hyson Green she was awarded a pension of 27 shillings a week which commenced on 6th December 1915.
He was a tailor in the 1911 census.
09 May 1915
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867196 - CWGC Website
8365
Private
C Coy 2nd Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Private Walter White, enlisted at Nottingham whilst residing at Hyson Green, he served with “C” Company, 2nd Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, and was killed in action on 9th May 1915. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial (Panel 3).
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged), 2 June 1915: 'White. Killed in action May 9th Private Walter White No 8365, 2nd Lincolnshire, husband of Sarah Ann White, aged 36 years, 2 Hovenden Street, Hyson Green, and eldest son of James White, 66 Corporation Oaks.' In memoriam published 9th May 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “WHITE. – In loving memory of Pte. Walter White, killed in action May 9th, 1915. He died a hero's death. – From his sorrowing wife and children.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Photograph was published on 18th June 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Walter White - Photograph was published on 18th June 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918