Alfred Harold WARREN


WARREN, Alfred Harold

Service Number: 1819
Enlisted: 18 May 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Semaphore, South Australia, 15 April 1897
Home Town: Semaphore, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Lefevre Peninsula Public School
Occupation: Clerk.
Died: Killed In Action, To Be Determined, Pozieres, Somme, France, 4 August 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval
London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Exeter Semaphore Uniting Church (fmly Wesleyan) Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
23 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1819, 27th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
23 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1819, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kanowna, Adelaide

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Private A. H. Warren, who was killed in action on August 4, was 19 years of age, and the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Warren, of Water-street, Semaphore. He was educated at Lefevre Peninsula school. He enlisted on May 8, 1915, and served three months on Gallipoli until the evacuation, and was then transferred to the clerical staff at headquarters in Egypt, until leaving for France on March 14. He was wounded on June 29, and had only been in the firing line a few days when he met his death. Private Warren entered the A.U.S.N. office on leaving school, and latterly was in the town clerk's office at Port Adelaide. He was an officer in the Semaphore Congregational Sunday-school, where he will be greatly missed." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 14 Oct 1916 (