Archie Cecil Thomas White

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VC760   Archie Cecil Thomas White

Name   Archie Cecil Thomas White   No.      

VC Issue No.   760   Awards   VC   MC

Regiment   Yorkshire (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own) Regiment, 6th Battalion

Later   Green Howards

Now   2nd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment - Disbanded, July 2012

Rank VC Won   Temporary Captain

Rank End Of Career   Colonel

Place Of Birth   Boroughbridge, Yorkshire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, ‘Bruckley’, Upper Park Road, Camberley, Surrey, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Woking Crematorium, Hermitage Road, St John's, Woking, Surrey, England

Cremated   Woking Crematorium, Hermitage Road, St John's, Woking, Surrey, England

Date Buried/Cremated   25 May 1971

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   Tennyson Lake Garden, Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   26 October 1916

VC Presented   2 June 1917 by King George V at Hyde Park, London, England

Memorials

P  Named On Remembrance Tablet, North Cloister, Bay 19-173, Woking Crematorium, Surrey

P  Blue Plaque On Old Familys Tailors Shop, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire


By The Way…

Spent his working life in Education, mainly the Army Education Corps


VC Held By

Green Howards Regiment Museum, Trinity Church Square, The Market Place, Richmond, Yorkshire, England

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BORN   5 October 1890

DIED   20 May 1971   AGE   80

VC Won  27 September - 1 October 1916 AGE   25

Place VC Won   Stuff Redoubt, Somme, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

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