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Oscar Thomas White

In memory of:

Sergeant Oscar Thomas White

October 21, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

622147

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Canadian Div. H.Q.

Additional Information


Born:

December 13, 1892
Newport, Monmouth, England

Enlistment:

January 1, 1915
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. White, of Newport, Mon., England.

Commemorated on Page 181 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

IV. C. 19.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Oscar White– Oscar White - Born in Wales & sadly died on Flanders Fields.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Photograph from the South Wales Argus, Newport, Monmouthshire, UK, published at the time of death. (http://www.newportsdead.shaunmcguire.co.uk)
  • Newspaper Clipping– Obituary from the South Wales Argus, Newport, Monmouthshire, UK, published at the time of death. (http://www.newportsdead.shaunmcguire.co.uk)

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