Corporal Thomas Wareing
10950 1st East Lancashire Regiment
Killed in Action 1st July 1916,
aged 22
Lived at 13 Dale Street
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial France
Burnley Express 23rd June 1917

SEVEN WEEKS LAPSE (Burnley Express 12th August 1916)

Mr. And Mrs. Wareing, of 21, Zion-terrace, Burnley, have received an intimation from the War Office, that their son, Corpl. Thomas Wareing (10950), of “B” Company, 1st East Lancashire Regiment, is reported missing from July 1st. Corpl. Wareing is 22 years of age, and formerly worked for Mr. Wm. Tattersall, butcher and farmer. He joined the Army on November 10th 1913. The last news his parents had from him was seven weeks ago tomorrow (Sunday). He has always been connected with Holy Trinity Church, Sunday and Day Schools. Another brother Pte. Albert Wareing is in the R.A.M.C. in France.

NOW REPORTED DEAD (Burnley Express 23rd June 1917)

Corpl. Thos. Wareing, whose parents live at 21, Zion-terrace, Gannow, is officially reported dead. He was previously reported missing from July 1st 1916. He belonged to ‘B’ Company, 1st East Lancashires, and was 22 years of age. He joined the Army in November 1913. Prior to doing so he worked for Messrs. Pemberton & Co. machinists and his name is on the roll of honour there. He was connected with Holy Trinity Church, Sunday & day schools. Pte. Leonard Wareing is in the Loyal North Lancashires.




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