Warner, John Bertram

Dates: 1891-1918

War Service: John Bertram Warner served as a Private with the 29th Battalion Middlesex Regiment later transferring to the Labour Corps and his service number was 32048. He died of pneumonia at the 1st East General Hospital, Cambridge on 5th December 1918, aged 27.

Location of Memorial:He is buried in Brockley cemetery, where his name is recorded on the screen wall listing those whose graves have no headstone.

Details: John Betram Warner was born between July and September 1891 in Bermondsey to John Charles and Ada Warner.

In 1911 he was recorded living at 109 Delaford Road, Rotherhithe with his parents and he was employed as a commercial clerk for a fruit salesman. He had two brothers, Alfred George and Frederick Arthur.

He married Naomi Betts on 11th April 1914 at St Bartholomew, Camberwell. At this time he was employed as a clerk and was living at 364 Rotherhithe New Road.

They appear to have had two sons; Ernest J C who was born in Greenwich, and Walter M who was born in Wisbech.


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