Arthur WHITE

Birthplace
England
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Butcher
Enlisted
09-February-1916
Place
Toowoomba
Age
38
Status
Married
Service No
5935
Rank
Private
Unit
25th Battalion, 16th Reinforcements
Embarked
31-October-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
02-September-1918
Place
Mont St Quentin, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Peronne, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

 

Arthur White arrived in France in April 1916. In June he was admitted to the 56th Casualty Clearing Station with a heart complaint and then transferred to Richmond Military Hospital. He re-joined his unit in France in November, but was then hospitalised in Belgium with heart issues. On 2 September 1918 he was killed in action during the famous advance on Mont St Quentin and was buried at Peronne.