W. A. White

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.