Reginald Alexander John Warneford (VC)

Name

Reginald Alexander John Warneford (VC)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

17/06/1915
23

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Flight Sub-Lieutenant
Royal Naval Air Service

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Victoria Cross

Cemetery/Memorial

BROMPTON CEMETERY
E.6. 173185.
United Kingdom

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

Son of Mrs. M. P. Corkery (formerly Warneford), of Kerry House, Comeytrowe, Taunton, Somerset, and the late R. Warneford.

Wartime Service

Flight Sub-Lieutenant Reginald Warneford VC famously attacked and destroyed a Zeppelin airship June 7th, 1915 and was accidentally killed when flying in France June 17th 1915.

Additional Information

www.victoriacross.org.uk/bbwarnef.htm www.britishpathe.com/video/warneford-funeral Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild