Edward White / Whyte
|Street:||St Bridget's Terrace|
|Alternative Address:||Great Water Street, Longford; Bog Lane, Longford|
Residing at 28 Bog Lane, Longford
|Regiment/Unit:||Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion|
|Date of Death:||01-05-1915|
|Cause:||Killed in action, L'Epinette|
|Memorial:||Ferme Buterne Military Cemetery, Houplines, France|
Edward was born 14 August 1866 in Great Water Street, Longford. He married Mary Anne McWeeney 21 September 1896 and they lived in St. Bridget's Terrace, Longford. They had many children together, Mary, John, James, Edward, Patrick and Kate.
Pte. White enlisted for the army in Longford. It is noted in the war diary that the battalion were based at at the time of his death. The Waterwheel farm and trenches near had been shelled all morning. There was server damage caused and ten casualties occured. Notice of Edwards death was mentioned, along with James Healy, in the war notes of the Longford Leader on the 29 May 1915.
|Parents Names:||Son of William and Bridget (née Mahon) White of Great Water Street, Longford.|