William James White
Born in Lincoln in 1892, son of James White and Clara. Brother of Edward White. He attended Night School in Wheatley from 1905. A carpenter in 1911. He joined the Royal Flying Corps or the Royal Naval Air Squadron on 18 October 1915, the same day as David Yates. RAF number 10526, trade classification Carpenter, rank of Air Mechanic. 1, date of date of last promotion 1 April 1916, normal rate of Air Force pay 4 shillings, and terms of enlistment for the duration of the war. See also reference to him in the Wheatley in a World at War chapter.