Kilbride Parish Church War Memorial

 

Robert White

Date of Birth – 5th May 1893 (GRONI reference U/1893/5/1001/13/276)

Place of Birth – Coggery

Date of enlistment – Unknown

Address at time of enlistment – Coggery

Next of Kin – Jane White (mother)

Address of next of kin – 25 Cogry Square, Doagh

Trade or Calling – Hackling machine boy (1911)

Service No. 19320

Unit – 12th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles

Rank – Rifleman

Died – 25th August 1916

Place of Death – Unknown

Age at Death – 23

Buried – Grave III. C. 3, Ration Farm (La Plus Douve) Annex, Belgium

Commemorations – Ballyclare War Memorial and Kilbride Parish Church

Marital status – Single

Parents – Alexander White and Jane White (née Millen)

Parents married – 10th March 1891 (GRONI reference M/1891/P1/2060/2/9)

Siblings - Thomas, (Robert) and Hannah (from 1901 and 1911 censuses)  

 

Records Available

National Archives of Ireland

Census Records

1901 Census –  Coggery

Co. Antrim

1911 Census – Coggery

Co. Antrim

Notes 

  1. Robert’s brother Thomas was also killed in the war
  2. Their sister Hannah died in 1897 aged 1 year