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Fred Warner was the adopted son of William James and Ellen Warner, 12 Sydney Street, Newark. In the 1911 census they are living at 12 Sydney Street, Newark and are shown as William James Warner 46 yrs a glue boiler he is living with his wife Ellen 52 yrs, they state they have been married 19 yrs and have had no children.
03 Nov 1918
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8th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Private Frank Warner enlisted on 4th December 1914 at Newark and served with the Lincolnshire Regiment. He served during the Irish Rebellion and went to France in February 1917. He was killed in action whilst serving with the 8th battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. He is buried at Ghissignies British Cemetery, France.
Article published 4th December 1918 in the Newark Advertiser :- Adopted son of Mr & Mrs Warner, 12 Sydney Street, Newark. He attended the Mount School and was well known as the big drummer of the Parish Church Company of the Boys Brigade. He was also a member of St. Leonard’s choir. Played in Mr Pratt’s football eleven, was a member of the Farndon team and later played for Hornsby’s. After leaving school he was employed by Colonel C.J. Huskinson at Farndon and subsequently went to learn the building trade with his brother-in-law, Mr W. Foster, late of Newark and now at Grantham. From where he joined up on Dec. 4th, 1914, in the 4th Lincolns. He went through the Irish Rebellion and proceeded to France in Feb. 1917. Being transferred to the 8th Battalion after a leave in England last June.
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