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Sapper White

Sapper White

Person  Male  Born 20/7/1912  Died 13/12/1940

Royal Engineer killed by an exploding bomb while assisting in the attempt to disarm it.

Andrew Behan has kindly carried out some research on this man: Sapper Stanley Victor White was born on 20 July 1912, the son of Victor White and Gertrude Alice White née Tweed. His father was a Director of Frozen Meat Importers. At the outbreak of World War Two the family were living at Flat 37 Pinner Court, Pinner Road, Harrow and his occupation was listed in the 1939 England and Wales Register as an Electrician. He joined the Royal Engineers, Service Number 2198846, an was attached to 5 Bomb Disposal Company and was killed, aged 28 years, on 13 December 1940, when as part of team they were attempting to defuse a bomb that had fallen onto 590 Romford Road, Manor Park on 5 December 1940. He is buried in Sec G.4. Grave 18 at Pinner Cemetery, Pinner, Middlesex. His grave.

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Captain Blaney & colleagues, E7

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