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Friday, 11 January 2019

White, Gerald



Private Gerald White
was born on 16th May 1896 at The Mills, Limavady, Co. Londonderry to John White, Mill Manager and Maria White nee Wallace.  

In 1901 Gerald is living in house 2, Mill Row, Limavady, Co. Londonderry with his parents and 2 siblings, Jack and Wallace.  

John White died on 5th December 1907 at Killane, Drumachose from heart disease.

By 1911 Gerald has moved to house 29, Kennaught, Limavady, Co. Londonderry with his mother and brother Wallace.  
White would have joined the Belfast Banking Company around 1914 working in Head Office.




[Belfast Banking Company, Head Office, 2 Waring Street, Belfast - 1918]


White served as a Private with the Machine Gun Corps (Tanks). 
It was not possible to identify Gerald within army records.

A 'G White' is recorded in the 1956 annual accounts of the Belfast Banking Company as being manager of Londonderry branch. 




[Belfast Banking Company, Shipquay Street, Londonderry - 1918]

Retirement came in 1957 and he died on 14th September 1966.