Edgar Albert WARNER


WARNER, Edgar Albert

Service Number: 203
Enlisted: 21 July 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Hindmarsh, South Australia, 3 February 1891
Home Town: Bowden, Charles Sturt, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 22 July 1916, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension
Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension, Estaires, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hindmarsh Federated Brick, Tile & Pottery Industrial Union Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

21 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 203, 32nd Infantry Battalion
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 203, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide

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Private E. A. Warner, who died of wounds in France on July 22, was the second son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Warner, of Park-terrace, Bowden, and was 25 years of age in February last. He enlisted in July last, and sailed in November. Prior to enlisting he was employed at the brick-yards. He was a fine type of Australian manhood, and his cheery manner won for him a large circle of friends. Mr. and Mrs. Warner's eldest son is also at the front serving with the 32nd Battalion." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 19 Aug 1916 (nla.gov.au)