WILLIAM ARTHUR WHITE, Private 11897 West Yorks Regiment
Born 1882 Kirk Deighton
Baptised 12TH November 1882 Kirk Deighton
Died 9TH August 1915, Suvla Bay, Gallipoli
Buried Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
1911 Census, age 27, Cowman nr. Wetherby
1901 Census, age 18, joiner apprentice at Kirk Deighton
1891 Census, age 11, Scholar, Kirk Deighton
Father: William White (1847-1901) Shoemaker
Mother: Christiana White ne. Pickard (1855-1925) of Saxton
Grandparents: George White 1815 – 1864 & Ann Robinson 1821- 1885
Sally Pickard (1835-1862)
Is remembered on both the Saxton and Kirk Deighton war memorials.
He is a Kirk Deighton man but his mother was living in Saxton with her second husband post war and must have asked for him to be recorded.