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Abraham Warn

Biography of Private Abraham Warn, (202055)
2nd/5th battalion West Yorkshire Regiment
(Prince of Wales’s Own)
Died 17th February 1917

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Abraham Warn

Date of birth:

Place of Birth:
Langtoft, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Oct – Dec 1879

Place of Birth Registration:
Bourne, Lincolnshire, England



No Marriage for Abraham has been found.


Father’s Name:
William Warn

Father’s DOB:

Father’s Place of Birth:
Deeping Fen, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:

Mother’s Name:
Martha Coddington

Mother’s DOB:

Mothers POB:
Langloft, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
6 March 1877 Langtoft

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
Fanny Warn, 1861, Baston (Half sister)
Mary J Warn, 1865, Langtoft (Half sister)
Lucy Warn, 1869, Langtoft (Half sister)
George Warn, 1877, Langtoft
William Warn, 1878, Langtoft
Abraham Warn, 1879, Langtoft
Thomas Warn, 1886, Langtoft
Albert Warn, 1891, Langtoft

1881 Census:
Abraham is living with his parents in Langtoft, Lincolnshire

1891 Census:
Abraham is living with his parents in Langtoft, Lincolnshire

1901 Census:
Abraham is living with his mother in Langtoft, Lincolnshire

1911 Census:
Abraham is living with his mother in Langtoft, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 32 and he is listed as a farm labourer.

Relatives in services:

Newspaper Mentions

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that Abraham Warn, 202055, 2nd/5th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own) was killed in action on 17th February 1917 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medal Card Index:
Abraham’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal

UK:Langtoft, Stone cross outside St Michael and All Angels Church

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In memory of Private Abraham Warn, 202055, 2nd/5th Bn, Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own, who died on 17 February 1917.Age 37
Son of Martha Warn, of Gray’s Cottage, Langtoft, Peterborough, and the late William Warn.
Remembered with honour, Thiepval Memorial.

More information:

Military Service Timeline:


This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.