Basil Walwyn White

Second Lieutenant Basil Walwyn White born 10th October 1897 (Farnworth Lancashire) and baptized 16th November 1897 at St Nicholas Church Halewood.

In 1911 Father Joseph and Mother Annie Mary (Mackenzie) Living at Strethdene Hillfoot Road Woolton.

Basil Walwyn White in 1911 age 13 a boarder pupil Brynsgol School Rhos on Sea Colwyn Bay. He continued his education at Sedburg School.

Basil Walwyn White obtained his commission at Sandhurst Military College. He trained as a flying observer at Brasenose College Oxford.

Basil Walwyn White

Second Lieutenant Basil Walwyn White son of Mr Joseph Walwyn White and Nancy White of Railway Engineering works Widnes Lancashire.

Second Lieutenant Basil Walwyn White aged 19 died 8th April 1917 of the 55th Squadron observer and gunner with Lieutenant Bernard Evans was shot down while on a bombing raid on a Chateau at Hardenpont near Mons France..

Grave of Second LieutenantBasil Walwyn White

Second Lieutenant Basil Walwyn White is remembered with Honour Ontario Cemetery, Sains-les-Marquion, Pas de Calais, France 

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