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VC780   Jack White

Name   Jack White   No.   18105   

VC Issue No.   780   Awards   VC   

Regiment   King's Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment, 6th Battalion

Later   Kings Own Royal Border Regiment

Now   The Duke of Lancasters Regiment

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Lance Corporal

Place Of Birth   Leeds, Yorkshire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 5 Bentley Road, Higher Broughton, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Jewish Cemetery, Blackley, Gtr Manchester, England


Date Buried/Cremated   28 November 1949

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Section F, Grave 341

Gazetted   27 June 1917

VC Presented   30 April 1919, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Jewish Cemetery, Blackley, Manchester, Lancashire, England

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Cetenary Square, Leeds, Yorkshire

P  Memorial Plaque, The Priory, Lancaster, Lancashire

By The Way…

Born 'Jacob Weiss'   

A hand made British clothing company, Private White VC, still going strong and run by his grandchildren, in Manchester

VC Held By

Not known



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The First World War

BORN   23 December 1896

DIED   27 November 1949   AGE   52

VC Won   7-8 March 1917   AGE   20

Place VC Won   Dialah River, Mesopotamia, (Now Iraq)

War/Campaign   First World War 1917