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WHITE, JACK, DFC. Flying Officer (Navigator), RAF. Coastal Command (Shetlands etc), 1939-41. Seriously injured when Catalina aircraft broke in two parts, Gibraltar Bay, August, 1941. Later in Mosquito Squadron, 138 Wing, 2nd Tactical Air Force, during the invasion of the Continent. Awarded DFC for many attacks on enemy communications, and on enemy barracks in support of the airborne landing at Arnhem. Died in France from injuries received in a motor cycle accident, 16/3/45.



WHITE, JACK

Rank: Flying Officer
Trade: Nav.
Service No: 184793
Date of Death: 17/03/1945
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Awards: D F C
Grave Reference Plot 2. Row B. Grave 11.
Cemetery CAMBRAI (ROUTE DE SOLESMES) COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of William White and of Catherine White (nee Sinclair), of Glasgow.

Can't confirm a City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address.
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WHYTE, JAMES D. Able Seaman, RN. Served on HMS Hood (two years) and HMS Aurora. Killed in action on board the latter in the Mediterranean, 30/10/43.



WHYTE, JAMES DALLAS

Rank: Able Seaman
Service No: P/CD/X 2832
Date of Death: 30/10/1943
Age: 27
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.S. Aurora.
Panel Reference Panel 80, Column 2.
Memorial PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

Additional Information: Son of William and Elizabeth Whyte; husband of Muriel Whyte.

City of Glasgow Roll of Honour address: 31 Clifford Street, Glasgow, SW1.
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