WWI War and Victory Pair with Memorial Plaque to 19740 Pte. N. White of the Royal Scots Fusiliers Missing/K.I.A. 30.07.1916 SOLD
Condition - E.F.
Norman White was born in Leeds, Yorkshire in 1897 and resided in the same city. He joined the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers, which was in the 90th Brigade of the 30th Division. Pte. White first saw action on the Somme on 1st July , 1916 when the 2nd Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers assisted in the capture of Montauban. Later on 9th July, the Battalion took part in the attack on Trones Wood. Following this the 2nd Battalion advanced along the Trones-Guillemont road, but following a German counter attack it was cut off and suffered heavy casualties. It was at this time that Pte. Norman White was found to be missing in action, at the age of 19. He was officially classed as missing on the casualty list issued by the war office and later this was amended to killed in action.
Pte Norman White is Remembered with Honour on the Thiepval Memorial. The medal pair with Memorial Plaque is sold woth copies of the C.W.G.C. certificate anf Forces War Records information.