WHITE, William Henry Allan Reginald

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Devonshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
5620176
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
July, 1956
Operations: 
Sergeant William White was awarded the MM [1] in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the combined attack on Dieppe. At that time he was a Lance Corporal in a No 3 Commando 3" mortar detachment and was wounded during the engagement [2]. He died in July 1956 after a long illness [3].
 
Sources
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 35729, page 4328.
[2] National Archives file WO 373/93/838.
[3] Commando Association newsletter 23 issued September 1956.
 

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