Lurgan's Dead from The Great War 1914-18

James Wallis White

We will remember them

Sapper White, James W.
3rd R.B. Canadian Engineers

who died on
15 October 1918. Aged 26

Additional Information:
Son of of Anna and the late William White
of William Street, Lurgan.

Grave or Reference Panel Number:

De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour:
WHITE, JAMES WALLIS, Sapper, No. 2714579, 3rd Canadian Engineers, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 4th s. of the late William White, Proprietor and Editor of the “Lurgan Times” by his wife Anna E. (Rusheen, Holywood), dau. of George Stuart, of Rolston, Co. Armagh; b. Lurgan, Co. Armagh, 4 March 1892; educ. Lurgan College; went to America in 1910; after being some years in business with Messrs. Blecker & Simon, took up a position as Cashier in the Du Pont Explosives Works at New Jersey, being subsequently transferred to a branch of the company in Montana. When the American Army joined the Allies he offered himself for service, but was twice rejected on industrial grounds, after which he resigned his position and crossed to Canada, where he joined the Canadian Engineers 1 Aug 1918; left for England in Sept. 1918, and died at Exeter War Hospital 15 Oct. following of pneumonia following influenza contracted while on the transport at Plymouth, bound for France. Buried at Exeter.

from information supplied by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Our thanks to Richard Edgar for additional information.

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