Lance Corporal Alfred Warren

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

23 Sep 1916


Davis Gas Stove Co, Dallow Road

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

3 Dunstable Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 5th October 1916
L-Cpl Alfred Warren


L-Cpl Alfred Warren, 8134, 1/2nd Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), was killed in action on the Somme on September 23rd, 1916. He was the son of Frederick William Warren of and his wife Jane (nee Williams), of 3 Dunstable Road, Leagrave.

Born at Olton, near Solihull, Warks, in 1897, he enlisted in the Bedfordshire Regiment (3548) at the age of 17, but before going to France was transferred to the London Regiment.

A report of his death said he was going to inspect sentries when he was killed by a shell. He was buried behind Combles at night. [His grave may have been lost as he is now commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial].

Alfred attended the Old Leagrave School, and immediately prior to enlistment was an employee at the Davis Gas Stove Co Ltd. He is commemorated on the Leagrave War Memorial.


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L-Cpl Alfred Warren

Author: Deejaya

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