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Surname: WARREN

Forename(s): Thomas

Place of Birth: Dukinfield, Cheshire

Service No: 18541

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Border Regiment

Battalion / Unit: 1st Battalion

Division: 29th Division

Age: 35

Date of Death: 1915-12-18

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: H. 81.


CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

Additional Information:

Thomas Warren was the son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Warren (née -).

Thomas, junior, was married to Elizabeth Preston in 1904.

1911 Grimethorpe, Yorkshire Census: 156, New Buildings - Thos. Warren, aged 32 years, born Duckinfield [sic], Cheshire, husband of Elizabeth Warren.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Thomas Warren, 18541, 2 Border R. Theatre of War first served in: 1 [France]. Date of entry therein: 22.4.15. K. in A. 18.12.15.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Thomas Warren, 18541, 2nd Border Regt.; 1st Border Regt.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Thomas Warren, 18541, 1st Bn Border Regt. Date and Place of Death: 18.12.15. In action Dardanelles. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow and sole legatee - Elizabeth. £6 4s. 5d.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for Thomas. Name(s) on card(s): Widow: Elizabeth, born 6.1.78. Address 1. 2, Mamby Court, Hunslet, Leeds. Address 2. 19, Fleeces Cottages, Meadow Lane, Leeds. Children: Gladys Lund Preston, illegitimate step-child, born 17.7.01. Elizabeth, born 6.4.05. Thomas William, born 17.3.07. Arthur, born 27.9.08. Harold, born 1.9.10. Daniel, born 23.9.13.

Data Source: Craven Herald Article


Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---


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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Border Regiment

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Border Regiment

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 29th Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 29th Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: WARREN

Forename(s): Thomas

Born: Dukinfield, Cumberland [sic]

Residence: Harrington, Cumberland

Enlisted: Maryport, Cumberland

Number: 18541

Rank: Private

Regiment: Border Regiment

Battalion: 1st Battalion


Died Date: 18/12/15

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: Gallipoli


Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: WARREN

Forename(s): Thomas

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 18541

Rank: Private

Regiment: Border Regiment

Unit: 1st Bn.

Age: 35


Died Date: 18/12/1915

Additional Information: Son of the late Thomas and Sarah Ann Warren, of Stockport, Cheshire; husband of Elizabeth Warren, of 19, Fleece Cottages, Meadow Lane, Leeds. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: REST IN PEACE)



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Craven Herald and Wensleydale Standard Logo

21 January 1916


The following time-expired Territorials (6th Duke of Wellington's) are now at home:- Corporal T. Walker,
Corporal J. T. Marsden, Pte. J. T. Bradley, Pte. T. Redhead, Pte. S. Hobbs.

The first four have spent nearly a year at the Front. Pte. G. Wadeson is home on sick leave and Pte. H. Duncan on furlough. Several of the men, who recently attested under Lord Derby's scheme, received their armlets on Monday last. On Saturday Mr. H. Nash attested at Lancaster, and Mr. H. Slinger made a second attempt, but was rejected on medical grounds at Settle. Mrs. Warren, who resides at the Model Village, received intimation from the War Office on Tuesday evening that her husband was killed in the Dardanelles on December 18th. Pte. Warren, who was in the Border Regiment, leaves six young children as well as a widow to be cared for by the nation.


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