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Saturday, 10 November 2012

White, Gerald


Private Gerald White
was born in 1897. 

He was the son of John White and Maria White.  In 1901 the family are living in house 2, Mill Row, Limavady, Co. Londonderry.  By 1911 the family have moved to house 29, Kennaught, Limavady, Co. Londonderry. 
White would have joined the Belfast Banking Company around 1914 working in Head Office and Londonderry (as manager).
White served as a Private with the Machine Gun Corps (Tanks). 

The National Archives records a Medal Index Card as follows:

Machine Gun Corps, 55320, Private
Machine Gun Corps, 2nd Lieutenant


A 'G White' is recorded in the 1956 annual accounts of the Belfast Banking Company as being manager of Londonderry branch. 
Retirement came in 1957 and he died on 14th September 1966.

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