PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM ARTHUR WHITE JR.; U.S. ARMY

January 24, 1914 (Norwalk, CT) – August 25, 1944; 30 years old; married to Marie Ruth Rossi White on September 28, 1940 in New London, CT; no children
Last local address: 81 Seaview Avenue, East Norwalk
Enlisted November 1, 1943
Service number: 31407309
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 116TH INFANTRY REGIMENT

From The Norwalk Hour September 23, 1944

Word has been received from the War department by Mrs. William A. White of 81 Seaview Avenue, that her husband, PFC William A. White has been missing in action in France since August 25. Before his induction on November 22, 1943, Mr. White was employed by the Printcraft Press for 13 years. PFC White took his basic training at Fort McClellan, Alabama, was shipped to England last May, and was sent to France in July. PFC White is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Varady of East Norwalk.

Private White’s remains were returned to the U.S. in 1948 and buried at Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, New York; Plot H, Site 9004.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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