Military Provost Staff Corps

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Soldier Details:
Surname: White
Initials:   B.
Rank:   Staff Sergeant
Army No.:  .1296
Notes:   MPSC. 15/10/87 he enlisted in the 1 Lincolnshire Regiment, No. 2038, age 14.6 years, occupation Musician, born St Saviours, Southwark, London. 4/9/02 transferred to MPSC. Served Home 15/10/87 to 31/1/95, Malta 1/2/95 to 3/2/97, Egypt 4/2/97 to 7/11/98, India 8/11/98 to 4/5/01, Home 5/5/01 to 4/9/01, South Africa 5/9/01 to 19/12/01, Home 20/12/01 to 20/11/07 to discharge medically unfit, 20 years, 37 days. Awarded the Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, Army Order April 1906. 4/1/03 he married Maud Godden at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Guernsey. 27/5/55 he died aged 81 years at the Hollingbourne Nursing Home, Howards Road, Queens Park, home address: 23 Western Avenue, Ensbury Park, Bournemouth. He has the same No. as L/cpl J Embleton MFP.

Decorations/Medals/Awards (3)
  1. Decoration:   Khedive's Sudan Medal Gazette Date: 1899-05-03 Gazette Issue: WO 100/80- Gazette Page: 837
Citation:   Clasp: Khartoum. Awarded as Pte. Lincolnshire Regiment, No. 2038.
  2. Decoration:   Queen's Sudan Medal 1896-1897 Gazette Date: 1899-05-30 Gazette Issue: WO 100/80 Gazette Page: 30
Citation:   Awarded as Pte. Lincolnshire Regiment. No. 2038.
  3. Decoration:   Queen's South Africa Medal Gazette Date: 1904-08-11 Gazette Issue: WO 100/173 Gazette Page: 361
Citation:   Clasps: Cape Colony, Transvaal, Natal, South Africa 1901. Awarded as Cpl. 2 Lincolnshire Regiment, No. 2038.