William George White

Surname: White
Other names: William George
Other people in this story:
George White
Emily Sarah White née Rogers
Alice Maud White née Beale
Locations in this story:
Alvediston, Wiltshire
Twyford, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Bath, Somerset
Holcombe, Stratton-in-the-Fosse, Somerset

William George White was born in Alvediston, Wiltshire, on 29th June 1885, the son of George White and Emily Sarah White (née Rogers). He lived his early life in various places but by 1911 was living at 55 Twyford, Shaftesbury, Dorset.  He married Alice Maud Beale in the Shaftesbury, Dorset, Registry District in 1911. He enlisted with the Hampshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 05080) later transferring to the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 202316). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but on his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War medals.   By the 1921 Census he was living in Brewery Cottages, Holcombe, Stratton-in-the-Fosse, Somerset, working as a Gardener and Farm Work Foreman at the nearby Holcombe Manor and by the 1939 Register he had moved to 10 Raglan Terrace, Bath, Somerset, and was working as a Chauffeur Gardener.   He died at St. Martin's Hospital, Bath, Somerset on 2 Aug 1959.


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