Lt Enfield Weston White RNVR

1897 Feb 3. Born Barton Regis, Gloucs. Son of Elward (sic) Fawcett White and Sarah Elizabeth Hawkins. Apparently Elward hated his name and went by his middle name, Fawcett. Enfield was always known as Jack in the family. Elward was carrying on his own father's bizarre custom of calling his children with names beginning with 'E' (often usual), after the third one, Enfield, Sarah put her foot down regarding this, declared Enfield would be known as Jack and following children did not have the first initial E.

1901 census at 23 Ashley Rd, Bristol son of a "teacher of navigation"

1911 census living 31 Ashley Road, Montpelier, Bristol

1911 Dec 22 Christened in Bristol aged 14

1915 On crew of SS Trevanion . Enfield Weston White; rank/rating, Apprentice; year of birth, 1897; place of birth, Bristol; Indentured at St Ives in 1912.

1918 May 18 To be temp. Sub Lt in RNVR - Enfield W White. He eventually gets BWM and Victory Medal

1919 May 17. Promoted Temp Sub Lt to be temp Lt RNVR. Enfield W White

1920 Nov 8. Joined ADRIC with service no 986 and assigned to H Coy in Tralee.

1921 Apr 7. Posted to Q Coy in Dublin

1921 Apr/Jun he married in Dublin (vol 2, p 557)

1921 Jun 6 to 20 Jun on Leave

1921 Jun 26. Shot while having tea in the Mayfair Hotel in 30 Lower Baggot St. He and W F Hunt had joined their wives for tea. Their tea was interrupted by the arrival of 4 IRA men who shot and killed W F Hunt and badly injured Enfield White. He was admitted to King George V Hospital and remained there until 20 Jul 1921

1921 Jul 20 to 20 Sep. Medical Leave

1921 Nov 25 to 21 Dec on Leave

1922 Jan 14. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Jan 26. He is awarded £1000 compensation for his injuries.

1939 Register

1946 Apr/Jun Married to Marie A Kuengler at Bristol. She appears to be born 1904 and died Bristol Oct/Dec 1952

1948 Apr 15. Fined for stealing cigarettes

1953 Jul/Sep Married Young or Collins at Bristol

1955 Oct 7. Order in bankruptcy against him. He was trading as an electrical contractor 5 Greenfield Rd, Southmead, Bristol. Reported in London Gazette

1980 Jan/Mar Died Bristol, Avon, England

Hunt shot at Lower Baggot St

ADRIC