ABRAHAM BASIL JOHN WHITE

Born: 1st March 1915, Ipswich.

Died on or since: 6th February 1942; age: 26 – Killed in Action against Japanese.

Residence: 32, Bourne Hill, Wherstead, Suffolk.

Occupation: Postman Driver.

 

Rank: Private: Service Number: 5834834

Regiment: Cambridgeshire Regiment – Infantry.

Final resting place unknown.

Memorial Reference:
Column 62.
Singapore Memorial,
Kranji,
Singapore.

Father: Abraham White, born 1874, Sudbury, Suffolk – died 1938, Ipswich.
Mother: Ellen White (nee Butcher), born 1875, Glemsford, Suffolk.

 

In October 1931, Abraham is nominated Temporary Postman – Messenger.

 

In 1938, Ipswich, Abraham married Vera Mary Lucas, born January 1916, Ipswich. They had 2 children.

 

ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.

Abraham was a Postman Driver. He was living with wife and widowed mother at their family home – ‘Kuggar’ Bourne Hill, Wherstead, Suffolk.

Ellen, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Vera, unpaid Domestic Duties.

1 other.

 

Probate to Vera Mary Lucas – widow.

 

Abraham is also remembered on the war memorial at the Royal Mail Centre, Commercial Road, Ipswich.

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