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Warner, Arnold Ashton Justice (1893-1918)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Arnold Ashton Justice Warner (1893-1918), born 17 August 1893, son of Oliver William Warner and Leila Warner of Stormount, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset; brother of Clive Wynard Warner (1889-1920) www.flickr.com/photos/sherborneschoolarchives/27633870556...

 

Attended Connaught House preparatory school, Weymouth, Dorset.

 

Attended Sherborne School (The Green) September 1907-April 1909.

 

Left Sherborne in Lent term 1909 to attend School in Guernsey. Took up commercial work in the Malay States. In business in Penang, 1914.

 

WW1, Lieutenant in the Singapore Defence Force (Penang Volunteers) and the Grenadier Guards. Volunteered for military training in England and was gazetted to the Grenadier Guards. Killed in France on 24 August 1918.

 

Commemorated at:

Croisilles British Cemetery, III. E. 29 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/615694/WARNER,%20ARNO...

 

Wyke Regis War Memorial www.flickr.com/photos/13706945@N00/9587521280/

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; The Green roll of honour.

 

His Commanding Officer wrote of him: 'He was a most capable and gallant officer, who inspired confidence in all. He proved himself to have a sound judgement in action, a good comrade and a brave officer, who did his duty to the last.'

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