Memorial: M3755

Wall tablet at Marylebone Parish Church commemorating Lieutenant-Commander John White RN d. 1916

Location

Marylebone Parish Church, London, England

Transcript

‘TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / JOHN WHITE / LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER ROYAL NAVY / KILLED IN ACTION ON THE 23RD OCTOBER 1916 / WHILE IN COMMAND OF H.M.S. GENISTA / THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS AND MEN / HIS FORMER SHIPMATES IN H.M.S. AFRICA / A man greatly loved’

Details

Description: Panel with an arched top. Royal Navy cap badge above the inscription within the arch. The whole has a border of oak leaves and acorns.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: South side of nave
Materials: Marble
Vessel: HMS Genista; HMS Africa

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War

People

White, John
Age: 37
Date of Death: 23/10/1916
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant-Commander
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: HMS 'Genista' sunk by 'U57' off West Coast of Ireland.
Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018
Photographer: B. Tomlinson