Charles Oscar White was born in Sydney, but lived in Annandale at the time of his enlistment.
His parents were Douglas Osborn and Emma Rebecca White. He attended school at Newington College. His occupation was bank clerk.
His father worked with Batavia Insurance Co of O’Connell Street, Sydney and his brother Douglas Albert White was in the employ of Burns Philp & Co Ltd on Thursday Island.
His father was the informant for the military historian as his mother had died at their home in Reserve Street, Annandale a few days before her son was killed on the battlefield.
He died at Broodseinde Ridge in front of Polygon Wood. His name is inscribed on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Belgium.
The Window was unveiled on 18 August 1918. The Reverend Rook described the Window as "a silent appeal of the great claims of Christ for our service for the extension of His Kingdom”.