Albert Percy White

Surname: White
Other names: Albert Percy
Other people in this story:
Albert White
Anne Sophia White (nee Alder)
Locations in this story:
Charlton, Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire
Donhead St. Donhead, Wiltshire
Belton Park, Grantham, Lincolnshire
Tisbury, Wiltshire
Sturminster, Dorset

Albert Percy White was born in Charlton, Donhead St, Mary, Wiltshire, on 25 Apr 1898 and baptised at the nearby Birdbush Chapel on 16 Jun 1898 the son of Albert White and Anne Sophia White (nee Alder). He lived his early life in 17 Charlton, Donhead St. Mary and for a short period in Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire.  He enlisted on 10 May 1916 but was not embodied until 2 May 1918 joining the Machine Gun Corps as a Private (Service No. 187164).  He served with the 8th (Reserve) Battalion and later the 116th Training Reserves at Belton Park, Grantham, Lincolnshire, the main MGC Training Camp.  He was discharged on 20 Feb 1919 but no medal records have been found.   By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Holdens Farm, Tisbury, Wiltshire, working as the Working Farm Manager.   His death was recorded at Sturminster, Dorset, during 1970.


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