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White, James Alistair

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James Alistair White

29th canadian infantry

29th Batt. Canadian Infantry
He is remembered with honour on the Vimy Memorial, the Park Church Roll of Honour and Helensburgh War Memorial, Column 2 Line 24.

The family home was 122, East Princes Street, Helensburgh. The son of Lewis White (gardener) and Mary White
Siblings:  James had two sisters, Mary and Elizabeth.

James White was brought up in Helensburgh, where his father was a gardener. He followed his father's trade and on leaving school became a gardener at Moorpark, Cardross before emigrating to Canada. He married Catherine White and lived at 330, 8th Avenue East, Vancouver, where they were bringing up two children.
He enlisted in the Canadian Infantry to return and fight for his country. James died, killed in action, at Vimy Ridge. He was 33 years old.
His remains were not recovered

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