Born: 25th June 1912, Ipswich.

Died: 18th May 1944; age: 31; of Respiratory Failure and Encephalitis – possibly following primary vaccinations 16 days before, at R.A.F. Hospital, Quarrington, Sleaford, Lincolnshire.

Residence: 24, Levington Road, Ipswich.

Employed: with Ransome, Sims & Jefferies, Ipswich.


Rank: Aircraftman Second Class; Service Number: 1883844.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Herbert & Hilda Warne, of 5, Philip Road, Ipswich; husband of Vera M. Warne, of Ipswich.


Father: Herbert Warne, born July 1880, Ipswich.

Mother: Hilda Emmeline Warne (nee Jones), born March 1880, Wanstead, Essex.



Wilfred was a Cabinet Maker & Joiner of Furniture. He was living with his parents at their family home – 5, Philip Road, Ipswich.

Herbert, a Locomotive Fitter.

Hilda, unpaid Domestic Duties.


In 1940, Ipswich, Wilfred married Vera Maud Blumfield, born May 1914, Ipswich.


Wilfred is remembered by Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies with entrance gates, dedicated in May 1958, at Ransomes Sports’ Centre, Sidegate Avenue, Ipswich.

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