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17/12/2018
17/12/2018 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 6th November 1915: Lieutenant Warnock, Clogher
17/12/2018 Lieutenant H A H Warnock, 4th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers, was reported wounded and missing on 12th August, and no news of his fate was obtained for some time. After exhaustive enquiries, the British Red Cross Inquiry Department for wounded and missing prisoners has ascertained that Lieutenant Warnock succumbed to his wounds on 16th August at Bapaume, and the sad news has now been communicated to them. The deceased, who was 21 years of age, was the eldest son of Dr Hugh Warnock and Mrs Warnock of Clogher. He was educated at St Columba’s College and Trinity College, Dublin, gaining his commission from the O.T.C. in August 1914, and being posted to the 4th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers, with whom he served with at Carrickfergus and Belfast. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1st May a few weeks before he left before the front. Great sympathy is felt with Mrs Warnock and her family in the loss of this promising young officer, following so soon after the death of his father in December last.
10/03/2017
23/09/2016 News has just been received through the British Red Cross Inquiry Department of the death of Lieutenant H A H Warnock, of the Royal Irish Fusiliers, 4th Battalion, attached to the first Battalion, which occurred on 16th August, 1915 at Bapaume. He was officially reported wounded and missing on the 12th August, and his friends have been is suspense as to his fate until a few days ago. Lieutenant Warnock, aged 21 years, was the eldest son of the late Dr Hugh Warnock and of Mrs Warnock, Clogher, County Tyrone. Educated at St Columba’s College and Trinity College, Dublin, he gained his commission from the O.T.C. in August 1914, and was promoted in May of the following year. He was sent to France in June last. Seep sympathy is felt with Mrs Warnock and her family in her bereavement, following so soon after the death of Dr Warnock in December last.
23/09/2016
23/09/2016 From the Belfast Newsletter dated 3rd November 1915:
30/12/2015 Hugh was educated St Columba's College, Rathfarnham Dublin.
30/12/2015 Lieutenant Hugh Warnock died from wounds received in action on 16 August 1915. He was 22 years old.
30/12/2015 Lieutenant Warnock was shot in the head while on patrol duty on 12th August 1915.
30/12/2015 Lieutenant Hugh Adolphus Hector Warnock went of France in June with the 4th Battalion, attached to 1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers.
30/12/2015 On the outbreak of war Hugh Adolphus Hector Warnock obtained a 2nd Lieutenancy in the Royal Irish Fusiliers 15 August 1914 and was promoted May 1915.
30/12/2015 He later studied at Trinity College, Dublin where he was a member of the Trinity College Dublin Officers Training Corps (OTC)
30/12/2015 A comrade wrote saying he was a great favourite with both officers and men in his battalion, and they greatly regretted this promising young officer.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census records Hugh as 18 years old. He was described as a scholar. His father was now a magistrate was well as a doctor. The family were still living in Clogher.
30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated 9th September 1915:
30/12/2015 The 1901 census records Hugh Adolphus H as 8 years old. The family were living at house 38 in Clogher, Tyrone. Hugh's father was a Medical Doctor.
30/12/2015 Hugh Adolphus Hector Warnock was the eldest son of Hugh Warnock and Martha Jane Warnock. Hugh was born 27 February 1893 in Clogher.
30/12/2015 The CWGC records Hugh as the son of Mrs. M. I. Warnock, of Glenalla, Clogher, Co. Tyrone, and the late Hugh Warnock, M.D.
30/12/2015 Lieutenant Hugh Warnock is commemorated on the War Memorial in Reading Rooms at Trinity College Dublin.
30/12/2015
30/12/2015 Lieutenant H A Warnock, 4th Royal Irish Fusiliers, attached to the 1st Battalion, and officially reported wounded, is a son of the late Dr H Warnock, of Clogher.
30/12/2015
30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated 23 September 1915:
30/12/2015
30/12/2015 Lieutenant H.A.H. Warnock, of the 4th Battalion (attached 1st) Royal Irish Fusiliers, who was previously reported missing, is now reported wounded and missing. This officer is a son of the late Dr H Warnock, of Clogher'
30/12/2015 From the Tyrone Courier dated 4th November 1915:
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30/12/2015 Lieut. H. A. H. Warnock, 4th Irish Fusiliers, has died of wounds received in France. He was reported wounded and missing on August 12th, and no news of his fate was obtained for some time. After exhaustive enquiries, the British Red Cross Inquiry Department for wounded and missing prisoners has ascertained that Lieut. Warnock succumbed to his wounds on 16th August at Bapaume. The deceased, who was 21 years of age, was the eldest son of Dr. Hugh Warnock, and Mrs Warnock, of Clogher
30/12/2015 Family: Hugh Warnock, Martha Jane Warnock, Mildred Helena Annie Elizabeth Hugh Warnock (born about 1892), Hugh Adolphus Hector Warnock (born about 1893), Euphemia Alexandria Warnock (born about 1895), Geoffrey Stewart Warnock (born about 1898), Dorothy Edith Warnock (born about 1899)
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