Being of a morbid temperament, I’ve taken special notice of stories of pale and sickly spirits, so here are a few tales of pallid phantoms. Obviously a ghost is traditionally pale, but these particular sickly-white spirits seem to be associated with a crisis apparition or a death-bed appearance.
‘death bed apparitions’
Feeding Private Rex and a Colonel Presents Arms: Two Stories from the Great War Two curiously solid apparitions from the trenches of the Great War. “Lieut. Smith said that it was quite a common occurrence for men in the war zone to see the ghosts of their comrades who had been killed.”