Edward (Ted) WARNER


WARNER, Edward

Service Numbers: 4596, 4595
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Lincoln, South Australia, 20 March 1875
Home Town: Port Lincoln, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer, S.A.R.
Died: Killed In Action, To Be Determined, Somme, France, 20 August 1916, aged 41 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No Known Grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Lincoln & District Honor Roll WW1, Port Lincoln Garden of Remembrance, Port Lincoln S.A.R. Eyre's Peninsula Division Roll of Honour WW1, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

7 Feb 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4596, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
7 Feb 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4596, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Adelaide
20 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4595, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Chronicle (Adelaide, SA: 1895 - 1954) Saturday 1 September 1917


WARNER.— In sad but ever-loving memory of our dear son, brother, and uncle, Private Edward Warner (Ted), who was killed in action about August 23rd, 1916. He nobly did his duty.  

Somewhere in France he is lying,

But where we cannot tell.

Midst the roaring of the battle,

And the rain of shot and shell,            

Fighting for loved ones, King and country, too He like a hero fell.

He lies with many a gallant lad,

Beneath the Frenchman's sod.

Far from those who love him,  

In a hero's grave he lies.  

—Inserted by his ever-loving mother and father, sisters, Lizzie and Nell; sister and brother-in-law, Mrs. and Mr. C. E. Wright, nieces and nephews, at Lake Wangary; also brother, Jack (on active service.