Major Robert Ross White, R Inniskilling Fus.

1881 Jul/Sep. Born Cootehill, Monaghan, Ireland. His father is an Army Officer

1901 census. Living in Barracks in Dover. His father is a Captain

1903 Apr 11 . 5th Battalion, the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Robert Ross White, Gent. , to be Second Lieutenant .

1903 Oct 24. 5th Battalion, the. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, The undermentioned Second Lieutenants to be Lieutenants :- RR White

1907 Feb 16. The following to be Second Lieutenants . Royal Inniskilling Fus. Lieutenant Robert Ross White, from 5th Battalion, in succession to Lieutenant G. W. Willock

1909 Aug 25 Married Florence Page (she died 1915)

1910 Apr 1. Seconded to West African Regt

1910 Mar 23 . Leaves UK for Sierra Leone. He is a Lt

1911 Census He is a Married Lt with the West African Regt

1911 Sep 27 Leaves UK for Sierra Leone. He is a LT

1914 Aug 19. Robert Ross White, late Lieutenant, The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, to be Lieutenant .

1914 Dec 19. Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers). 7th Battalion— Temporary Captain Robert Ross White (since appointed Staff Captain) to be Adjutant

1915 Mar 5. History of Irish Free Masons. Active Service Lodge No. 415, the 7th (Service) Battalion, the Royal Irish Fusiliers 1914-1924. Robert Ross White, Captain (Lodge 287); Marshall W. Litton, Captain (Lodge 1) and George Robinson, Captain (Lodge 342) registered along with four others from various Lodges, 5th March, 1915. There was no indication as to Master or Wardens.

1915 Mar 10. . Temporary Captain Robert Ross White , 7th (Service) Battalion , Princess Victoria's .(Royal Irish Fusiliers) , and to be transferred to the General List, New Armies

1916 Apr/Jun Married in Southampton to Gertrude Lillian Page

Worked in the Raid Bureau

1951 Dec 22. Died UK aged 70



Reference: WO 339/6738