Rifleman R/13451 John Thomas Warmer

Died of Wounds on Sunday, 23rd July 1916, age 18.
Commemorated on Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B of Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

2nd Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps. 2nd Brigade of 1st Division.

Son of Mrs Caroline Cartwright, of 7, Walton St., Tipton, Staffs.
Born: Tipton, Enlisted: Unknown, Resident: Unknown.

First landed France & Flanders, 8th October 1915.
Medal entitlement: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Soldier's Papers at National Archives did not survive.

Not commemorated on any Tipton memorial.
Commemorated here because identified as Tipton on 'Soldiers Died in the Great War'.

Link to Commonwealth War Graves Site: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/819330/

Genealogical Data

1901 Census
46 Wood Street, Tipton, Staffs.
Ann Marie Vanes (59, Widow, born Tipton), her 3 sons: John Thomas Vanes (17, General Labourer, born Tipton), George Henry Vanes (16, General Labourer, born Tipton), and Noah Vanes (14, Coal Wharf Labourer, born Tipton), also Caroline Warmer (25, Widow, Boarder, born Tipton), and her 3 children : Mary Ann Warmer (6, born Tipton), John Thomas Warmer (4, Labourer, born Tipton), and Ethel May Warmer (1, born Tipton).

1911 Census
32 Wood Street, Tipton, Staffs.
William Cartwright (34 , Miner - Horse Driver, born Tipton), his wife Caroline (34, born Tipton), Caroline's 3 children from her first marriage: Mary Warmer (16, born Tipton), John Warmer (13, Labourer, born Tipton), and Ethel May Warmer (12, born Tipton), and William and Caroline's 3 children: Mary Cartwright (6, born Tipton), Caroline Cartwright (4, born Tipton), and William Cartwright (2, born Tipton).

Personal Data

None Available.

Action resulting in his death

Still to be researched. Contact me if required.

Newspaper Cuttings

Birmingham Daily Post 9th September 1916
The following casualties amongst warrant officers, non-commissioned officers, and men are reported under various dates:
K.R. RIF. C.- Warmer, 13451, J.T., (Tipton).