The Whitnash War Memorial stands on the green in front of St Margaret’s Church, and honours the fallen in various wars and conflicts, who were originally from the town.
World War I
Private HENRY JAMES SIDNEY GREEN ALLIBONE 266607, 1st/7th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died age 28 on 30 October 1918. MONTECCHIO PRECALCINO COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.
Rifleman A T BATCHELOR Y/1251, 4th Bn., King’s Royal Rifle Corps who died on 09 November 1918. GHISSIGNIES BRITISH CEMETERY.
E E BATCHELOR. Killed in action in the First World War.
Private SYDNEY RICHARD BIFFIN MM S/110309, 2nd Bn., Seaforth Highlanders who died age 28 on 02 November 1918 Son of John William Biffin of “Avondale,” St. Margaret’s Terrace, Whitnash, Leamington Spa. PRESEAU COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Private H BUTLER 25966, 20th Bn., Durham Light Infantry who died age 22 on 03 June 1917 Son of Alfred and Sarah Ann Butler, of Leamington Spa. DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY EXTENSION.
Corporal GEORGE DUDLEY WALTER CHIMES 33034, 6th Bn., Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry who died age 34 on 07 October 1916 Son of Major G. M. Chimes, (R.E.), and Mrs. Chimes, of Gordon House, Whitnash, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.
Private ARTHUR DUCKETT 28809, 11th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died age 25 on 09 October 1917 Son of John and Julia Duckett, of Southam, Rugby, Warwickshire. VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURES No.1 and No. 2
Private ALBERT GEORGE MANN 330771, 2nd/5th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died age 26 on 04 November 1917 Son of George and Harriett Mann; husband of Alice Mann, of Shutford, Banbury, Oxon. Born at Moreton Morrell, Warwick. SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX
Corporal WILLIAM CHARLES OWEN MM 658, 1st Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died age 29 on 18 July 1918 Son of Thomas Owen, of Lillington, Warwickshire; husband of Mrs. V. M. George (formerly Owen), of 8, Barracks, Whitnash, Leamington Spa. LE VERTANNOY BRITISH CEMETERY, HINGES
Private FREDERICK PARKER 12460, 11th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died age 31 on 13 August 1916 Son of Thomas Morris Parker, of 9, Little Duke St., Nuneaton, Warwickshire, and the late Hannah Parker. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
A OSBORNE. Killed in action in the First World War.
World War II
Private ERNEST BONEHAM 5116191, Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died age 29 on 11 March 1946 Son of Ernest and Amy Boneham, of Whitnash. WHITNASH (ST. MARGARET) CHURCHYARD
Lance Corporal CHARLES HENRY HUBBARD 14918695, 8th Bn., Worcestershire Regiment who died age 28 on 22 December 1945 Son of John Thomas Hubbard and Frances Ann Hubbard; husband of Muriel Eileen Hubbard, of Whitnash. WHITNASH (ST. MARGARET) CHURCHYARD
Corporal FREDERICK WALTER LANCASTER 7046381, 1st Bn. The London Irish Rifles, Royal Ulster Rifles who died age 32 on 02 March 1944 Son of Frederick George and Ethel Lancaster; husband of Muriel Joan Lancaster, of Wolston, Warwickshire. CASSINO MEMORIAL
Private WILLIAM HORACE HUGHES 14316562, 11th Bn., South Staffordshire Regiment who died age 22 on 13 March 1946 Son of Albert and Ethel Louisa Hughes, of Whitnash. WHITNASH (ST. MARGARET) CHURCHYARD
Private ARTHUR THOMAS SUTTON 4036614, 1st Bn., King’s Shropshire Light Infantry who died age 23 on 24 April 1943 Son of Mrs. L. Sutton, of Whitnash, Warwickshire. MASSICAULT WAR CEMETERY
Sergeant DEREK JOSEPH WRIGHT 3050042, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died age 20 on 03 September 1945 Son of Frank and Eva Leslie Wright, of Whitnash. WHITNASH (ST. MARGARET) CHURCHYARD
Warrant Officer Gary John O’Donnell GM and Bar. 21 July 1968 – 10 Sept 2008 British Army bomb disposal expert. Royal Logistics Corps. Killed in action in Afghanistan.