Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
6 Aug 1918
War time / or Pre War occupation
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
Sapper Walter George White, 60334, 11th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, was killed in action in France on August 6th, 1918. He was married, had resided at 86 Cromwell Road, Luton, and had been wounded twice previously on the battlefield.
Born in 1889, he was at the time of the 1911 Census one of ten surviving children of George and Betsy White, of 83 Cromwell Road. Walter was then a straw hat warehouseman. He was employed by hat manufacturer Mr E. G. Bryant, of 39 Cheapside, until joining the Colours.
He had married widow Janet Maud Parrott at St Matthew's Church, Luton, on March 8th, 1913.
Walter is commemorated on the Luton Roll of Honour/War Memorial and in the Book of Life compiled at Luton Parish Church.