Image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper


Born: 1894, Kettleburgh, Suffolk.

Died: 25th November 1915; age 21; Died of Wounds at No. 1 Casualty Clearing Station.

Residence: 25, Peel Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 12528

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

I. H. 30.

Chocques Military Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified and Address: Eldest son of James and Alice Warne, of 25, Peel Street, Ipswich.




1901    12, The Street, Crettingham, Suffolk.


David was 6 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

James Warne, 32, an Agricultural Labourer; Kettleburgh, Suffolk.

Alice Warne (nee Bridges), 26; born Earl Soham, Suffolk.

Ruby Warne, 4, born Kettleburgh.

Elsie Maude Warne, 4, born Crettingham, Suffolk.



1911   The Street, Athelington, Suffolk.


David was 16 years old and a Stockman on a farm. He was living with his parents & siblings.

James, 43, a Stockman on a farm.

Alice, 36.

Ruby, 16, a help at home.

Elsie, 14.

Winifred Warne, 7, born Felixstowe, Suffolk.

James Walter Warne, 5, born Wattisham, Suffolk.

Bertie Charles Warne, 2, born Wattisham.


Soldiers’ Effects to Alice Warne – mother.


David is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich, and All Saint’s Church, Sproughton, Suffolk.


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