Known information

Fred Warner was born at Lyddington on 18 January 1896, the son of Joseph and Annie Warner. He enlisted with the 4th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment on 27 May 1915 but was transferred to the 19th Battalion Manchester Regiment. Fred went out to France in February 1916 and was killed by a shell just two months later on 23 April 1916. He has no known grave and is remembered on Bay 7 of the Arras Memorial and on the memorial in Lyddington church.

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  • Lyddington Church
  • Lyddington Memorial 2
  • Lyddington Memorial 2
  • Arras Memorial
  • Arras memorial 9
  • F Warner

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A picture of his name on the memorial, taken 19 March 2016.
By John Stokes on Saturday 19th March '16 at 11:43pm
A Rutlander, living in Belgium

Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.

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