Sapper Archibald Charles Warner (145213)

222nd Field Coy, Royal Engineers

Malvern Commemoration: St Peter Cowleigh,

Burial/Commemoration: Dernancourt Communal

Nature of Death: Died of wounds, Somme, France 10/8/1916

Age: 24

Next of Kin: Son of John and Jane Warner of Malvern; husband of Ada Alice Warner (nee Williams)

Capbadge of the Royal Engineers

Archibald Warner, a skilled bricklayer, was born in March 1892 at Malvern, the son of John and Jane Warner of Malvern. He married Ada Alice Williams at St Peters, Cowleigh on 16th September 1915 and set up home at 6 Lygon Terrace. He enlisted under the Derby Scheme in November 1915 and was mobilised on the 8/2/16 in the Royal Engineers. After nearly six months training he went on active service, joining 222nd Company in France on 30th July 1916. Within 11 days of joining he was severely wounded and died shortly after being admitted to the 13th Field Ambulance.

Ada Warner re-married after the war and moved to Pershore.

Soliders Papers Public Record Office: WO363
Malvern News 12/2/16, 23/11/18

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