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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 15/06/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 28/12/1919 (Unknown)
Age: 27
Summary      
Thomas White was the son of James and Mary J White. Thomas was born in County Tyrone about 1892. Before enlisting, Thomas worked for Samuel Smith, Union Place, Dungannon. Private Thomas White was with No. 6 Labour Company of the Labour Corps (Service No. 702990) for a time. Private White was transferred to the Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Private White had been gassed in France on 5th June 1915. He was sent to the Reading Hospital in England to recover. By February 1916, Private White was in Salonika, Greece, writing to his mother who was living in Beechvalley, Dungannon. Private White died on 28th December 1919.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Ration Farm Military Cemetery
  La Chapelle-D armentieres, Nord, 4
Grave Ref: Grave VI-G-24
CWGC Casualty 58904
Summary      
Ration Farm Military Cemetery is about 2.5 kms south of the village of La Chapelle-d'Armentieres, on the south-eastern outskirts of Armentieres. Leave La Chapelle-d'Armentieres on the Fleurbaix road and cross over the Motorway bridge. The Cemetery is 500 metres further along on the right hand side of the road.
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1 1901 Census lists White family Lists Thomas as age 9 living with the family at house 1 in Ranaghan, Donaghmore, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists White family Does not list Thomas as living with his mother at house 10 in Beechvalley, Derrygortrevy, Tyrone
3 Find A Grave Photo of Thomas White's gravestone