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Machine Gunner John Henry White

1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment
Died of Wounds: France and Flanders, 23rd September 1915, aged 30.

  • Buried: Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Belguim. Grave ref: I.D.4.
  • Awarded: 1914 Star, British War, and Victory Medals
  • His mother (unnamed) lived on New Street, Glascote.
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Glascote

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Employed at Gibbs and Canning Terracotta Works
  • Born 1885 [1911]
    He had been in the Reserves for 9 months prior to the war having previously served in India. He was involved in the Great Retreat (Retreat from Mons). He was a Machine Gunner. [Sources - Tamworth Herald & 1911 Census]

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