QSA bronze (W. White);
British War and Victory Medals (T-424477 Dvr. W. E. White. A.S.C.)
Provenance: Bought from Driver White’s son, a messenger for Westminster Bank, Crouch End, in the 1950s.
Q.S.A. ‘Bronze medals only without clasps’ confirmed on medal roll of the 1st Life Guards to two civilians, W. Head, groom to Lieutenant Cavendish, DSO, and W. White, servant to 2nd Lieutenant Lord Brooke.
William White accompanied 2nd Lieutenant Lord Leopold Brooke to South Africa as his private servant. Lord Brooke was born in 1882, son of 5th Earl of Warwick, and succeeded his father in 1924.