Rank:


Second Lieutenant

Service No(s):


4988

Regiment:


The London Regiment

Unit:

9th Battalion / Queen Victoria's Rifles

Returned:

No

Place of birth:

Hornsey, Middlesex

Occupation:

Date of death:

08/10/1916

Cause of death:

Killed in action

Grave or panel reference:

Pier and Face 9C - ID: 12375225

Name of father:

Rowland Essex

Name of siblings:

Arnold

Name(s) of children:

Died:

Yes

Date of birth:

11/11/1897

Place of enlistment:

Event:

Western Front

Age at death:

18

Cemetery or memorial:

The Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, Somme, Picardie France

Other memorial:

Name of mother:

Amy Florence (nee Barton)

Name of spouse:

Address:

2 Scarborough Road, Stroud Green

Biography:

Alan Rowland Warren was born on the 11th November 1897 and was the first born to Rowland Essex Warren, a lace manufacturer’s clerk, and Amy Florance Warren. He had a younger brother, Arnold Barrington Warren, who was born in early 1900.  Arnold survived the war and is also commemorated by the organ at St Mellitus. The family lived at 2, Scarborough Road in Stroud Green.

Alan was a 2nd Lieutenant in the 9th Battalion Queen Victoria Rifles. On the 5th November 1914 the 9th Batallion arrived at Havre. Alan was ‘killed in action’ on 8th October 1916 during the Battle of the Somme. He was just 18 years old when he died.  He is buried at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, Picardie, France.