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Priv John Halliwell Warham

Priv John Halliwell Warham

Birth
Lancashire, England
Death 7 Aug 1940 (aged 26–27)
At Sea
Burial Cabra, County Dublin, Ireland
Plot Cenotaph, Panel 15. [Screen Wall]
Memorial ID 100157758 · View Source
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13045397 Private John Halliwell Warham.
The Pioneer Corps.
Aux. Mil.

Aged 25.
Son of John Halliwell Warham and Mary Morris Warham, of Liverpool.
Husband of Alice Warham, of Walton, Liverpool, England.


He is buried in Grave No. 9.
Kilcommon Erris [Church of Ireland]
Belmullet, Co. Mayo.


After service in France, they were sent to Avonmouth, Bristol, for transfer to Gibraltar.
The men were on board a troopship, the SS Mohammed Ali-El-Kebir, which left Avonmouth on 5th August 1940. The ship was torpedoed 250 miles west of Malin Head, Co. Donegal, at 20.30pm on 7 August 1940.
HMS Griffin, a destroyer, picked up survivors, until joined by other vessels.
They were landed at Greenock, Scotland.


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  • Created by: John
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100157758
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Priv John Halliwell Warham (1913–7 Aug 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100157758, citing Grangegorman Memorial, Cabra, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .