Kilbride Parish Church War Memorial

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Thomas White

Date of Birth – 27th June 1891 (GRONI reference U/1891/5/1001/12/409)

Place of Birth – Coggery

Date of enlistment – unknown

Address at time of enlistment – Coggery

Next of Kin – Agnes White (wife)

Address of next of kin – 47 Coggery Square, Doagh

Trade or Calling – Labourer in spinning mill

Service No. 19318

Unit – 12th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles

Rank – Rifleman

Died – 7th June 1917

Place of Death – Unknown

Age at Death – 20

Buried – Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.  Grave reference III.C.278.

Commemorations – Regina War Memorial, Saskatchewan, Canada, Ballyclare War Memorial and Kilbride Parish Church

Marital status – Married

Wife –  Agnes White (née Fleming)

Date of marriage – 8th November 1914

Children – Jane White, born 8th June 1915

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

1911 Census – Coggery


  1. Thomas’ brother Robert was also killed in the war
  2. Their sister Hannah died in 1897 aged 1 year
  3. John Taylor, 7th Battalion - Canadian Infantry, is also buried in this cemetery.  He is also commemorated on the war memorial in St Bride's.