Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
21 Oct 1916
War time / or Pre War occupation
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
It was not until August 1917 that the family of Pte Stanley Thomas Warner, G/15027, 11th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, were officially notified that he was presumed to have died on the battlefield on October 21st, 1916.
The 28-year-old had lived with grandparents William and Emma Warner, of 40 Alma Street, Luton for some years before joining the Leicestershire Regiment (5940) in 1915. He was later transferred to the Royal Sussex Regiment while in France before being reported wounded and missing on October 21st, 1916.
Stanley was the second of four sons of William and Elizabeth Warner, both natives of Dunstable,m who raised their family while living in Halstead. Essex. At the time of Stanley's death his parents were living in Coventry.
In the 1911 Census, Stanley was described as a house decorator living with his grandparents in Luton.
Younger brother L-Cpl George Percy Warner, 3274, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, had met is death in France on October 8th, 1915.