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VC826   Albert White

Name   Albert White   No.  24866    POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   826   Awards   VC   

Regiment   South Wales Borderers, 2nd Battalion, D Company

Later   Royal Regiment of Wales

Now   2nd Battalion, The Royal Welsh - Disbanded July 2012

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   54 Lamb Street, Kirkdale, Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Place Of Death   Monchy-le-Preux, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, Pas de Calais, France


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Named on the Arras Memorial to the Missing (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   27 June 1917

VC Presented   21 July 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England to his father, Thomas


P  Named on the Arras Memorial to the Missing (bay 6),  Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Named on Liverpool War Memorial, Panel 32, Town Hall, Liverpool, Merseyside

P  Named on Wooden Panel & named in Roll of Honour in the Havard Chapel, Brecon Cathedral, Powys, Wales

Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Liverpool Town Hall, Liverpool, Merseyside

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Abercromby Square, Liverpool, Merseyside

P  Victoria Cross Honours Board, SWB Musuem, Brecon, Powys

By The Way…

His job before the war was as a Coal Trimmer on ships which involved moving the coal about the boat from the bunkers to the Stokers

VC Held By

Not known



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The First World War

BORN   1889

DIED   19 May 1917   AGE   27

VC Won   19 May 1917   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Monchy-le-Preux, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917