William Thomson Warden

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: 29478
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 09.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Tees Trench Cemetery No2, Memorial 3

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Madrid, Spain
  • Address: 24 Constitution Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Larg & Sons, Whitehall St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jane Ann Henderson Warden, 24 Constitution St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James L. Warden, 24 Constitution Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
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More about William Thomson Warden

William Warden   29478   Kings Own Scottish Borderers


Lance-Corporal, William Warden, K.O.S.B., has fallen in action.  His mother, Mrs James Warden, who resides at 24 Constitution Street, Dundee, has received information of her son’s death.

Lance-Corporal Warden was 21 years of age.  Almost two years ago he joined the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, and afterwards was drafted into the K.O.S.B.  He served his apprenticeship with Messrs Larg & Sons, musicsellers, Whitehall Street, Dundee, with whom he was engaged until joining up.  He was well known in the city and Baldragon district.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 24th April 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell, grave marker image courtesy of International War Graves Project

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