Francis William Warner

Name

Francis William Warner

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

12/08/1916
23

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
30476
Machine Gun Corps
181st Brigade

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

LOUEZ MILITARY CEMETERY, DUISANS
I. F. 13.
France

UK Memorials

Much Hadham Village Memorial
St Andrew’s Church Memorial, Much Hadham
Stone Bench Plaque, Much Hadham
Congregational Church Memorial, Hadham Cross

Pre War

Born in 1893 in Much Hadham son of George and Alice Warner of Victoria Terrace, Much Hadham, and was living in Hadham Cross in 1911 as a gardener.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Tewkesbury formerly Private 17555 Gloucestershire Regiment, entered France on 18 July 1915. The 181st Machine Gun Corps joined the 2/6 London Division on 29th June 1916. Francis was killed in action.

Additional Information

He is named incorrectly as (P). W. Warner on the Hadham Cross Congregational Church Roll of Honour.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, “Lest We Forget – Much Hadham 1914-18” by Richard Maddams (Much Hadham Forge Museum)