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VC1084    William Allison White


Name   William Herbert Waring     No.      

VC Issue No.   1084   Awards   VC   TD  

Regiment   Machine Gun Corps, 38th Battalion


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   T/Second Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Mitcham, South London, England

Place Of Death   Priory Nursing Homes, Wellington, Shropshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St John the Evangelist Churchyard, Hildenborough, Kent, England

Cremated   Emstrey Crematorium, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

Date Buried/Cremated   20 September 1974

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Grave 506

Gazetted   15 November 1918

VC Presented   27 March 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, St John the Evangelist Churchyard, Hildenborough, Kent, England

P  Named on Masonic VC Memorial, Freemasons Hall, Great Queen Street, London

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, by War Memorial, Mitcham, South London

By The Way…

When the war started his employers Vickers of Barrow in Furness, wouldn't let him join up. They relented by 1917

VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.



VC 1083 VC 1085
VC 1083
VC 1085

BORN   19 October 1894

DIED   13 September 1974  AGE   83

VC Won   18 September 1918   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Gouzeaucourt, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War