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Squadron Serjeant Major

Norman Louis



15 Feb 1918 Hastings RD, Sussex, England.

Service No.



Royal Engineers Cadre 61 at Chatham [8 Jun 1938]
Recruit Training at Chatham [8 Sep 1938]
Recruit Training at Ripon [8 Sep1939]
Recruit Training A Company at Elgin, [10 Oct 1939]
249 Field Company Royal Engineers [1 Mar 1941]
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE [26 May 1943]
264 Field Company Royal Engineers [20 Sep 1943]

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Enlisted 26 Feb 1936 at Eastbourne, East Sussex.
8 Jul 1938 promoted to Lance Corporal
4 Apr 1939 promoted to Corporal
3 Jan 1940 promoted to Acting Serjeant
31 Jan 1940 promoted to Serjeant
21 Sep 1943 promoted to Acting Colour Serjeant Major

Ringway Parachute Training Course 84.
17 Nov 1947 promoted to Regimental Serjeant Major
12 Aug 1948 promoted to Warrant Officer 2nd class.

Family Notes:

Second son of Philip Archibald John White (-1957) and his wife Ellen Mary Roffe. [m.1914 Hastings]
Brother of Philip J.W. White (1914-  ), and of Lilian G White (1921-  ).
Father of three:
Michael Norman White (1942-1995),
Keith I White (1944-1945) and
Lorna Rosemary White (1946-1982). Lorna was the wife of Mr. A.G. Stokes whom she married in 1980.


Civilian Occupation:

Carpenter and Joiner.


1941 Hastings to Lilian Daisy Mary Roffe (1906-1993)


29 Jan 2008 Hastings RD aged 89 years, having outlived his wife and all of his children.


12 Feb 2008 Hastings Cemetery.






Physical Description: He was 6ft 1 inch tall, weighed 167 lbs[pounds], had brown hair and brown eyes and tattoos on both his forearms.




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