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Jack Whitehouse

Jack Whitehouse

Date of Birth

08 December 1888

College

Borough Road College

Job(s)

Headmaster of Stockton Heath Church School

Service number

97373

WW2 rank

Major

10th (H.D.) Bn., The Kings Regiment (Liverpool)

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

25 June, 1942

Location of death

Shaftesbury

Buried/memorial

Stockton Heath (St. Thomas) Churchyard

Awards/Honours

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Biography

As the oldest member of the BRC Roll of Honour, Major Jack Whitehouse attended Borough Road College from 1907 to 1909. He went on to become the Headmaster of Stockton Heath Church School. During the war Major Whitehouse was part of the Kings Regiment. On the 25th of June, 1942 there was a raid where Major Whitehouse was injured. He died at Shaftesbury Military Hospital. He is buried at Stockton Heath (St. Thomas) Churchyard.

Sources

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Letter from wife, BRC Archives

Borough Road College 1907 Registry