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VC611   Edward Warner

BORN   18 November 1883

DIED   2 May 1915   AGE   31

VC Won    1 May 1915   AGE   31

Place VC Won   Hill 60, Zwarteleen, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Edward Warner   No.   7602   POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   611   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion


Now   Royal Anglian Regiment

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   36 Cannon Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, England

Place Of Death   Trench 46, Hill 60, near Zwarteleen, Belgium

Buried/Location Ashes   Named on Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing, Ypres, Belgium (location unknown)


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   Panel 33, Column 4

Gazetted   29 June 1915

VC Presented   16 November 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England to his mother, Charlotte


P  Named on The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belguim

P  Named on St Peter's Green War Memorial, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, War Memorial, St Peters Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire

By The Way…

One of the nicknames for the Bedfordshire Regiment was the featherbeds

VC Held By

Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment, Luton Museum, Wardown Park, Luton, Bedfordshire, England



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