Language selection


Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Raymond Wilbert White

In memory of:

Private Raymond Wilbert White

August 28, 1944
Orviral, France

Military Service

Service Number:







Essex Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.


1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


January 25, 1925
Carleton Place, Ontario


March 17, 1943
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of William Milton and Hannah White, of Carleton Place, Ontario. Brother of Carl, Ivan, Ritchie, David, Kenneth, Reta, Roberta, Edith and Frances.

Commemorated on Page 476 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 9.


This cemetery lies on the west side of the main road from Caen to Falaise (route N158) and just north of the village of Cintheaux. Bretteville-sur-Laize is a village and commune in the department of the Calvados, some 16 kilometres south of Caen. The village of Bretteville lies 3 kilometres south-west of the Cemetery. Buried here are those who died during the later stages of the battle of Normandy, the capture of Caen and the thrust southwards (led initially by the 4th Canadian and 1st Polish Armoured Divisions), to close the Falaise Gap, and thus seal off the German divisions fighting desperately to escape being trapped west of the Seine. Almost every unit of Canadian 2nd Corps is represented in the Cemetery. There are about 3,000 allied forces casualties of the Second World War commemorated in this site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Do you have photographs or personal memorabilia relating to Raymond Wilbert White that you want included in our digital collection?

Send us your images

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email or call us.

Date modified: