Entries appearing at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register.
Name: Wawn, Frank
Regiment: Mercantile Marine
Date of Death: 10 April 1915
FRANK WAWN, Master, Merchant Navy "Harpalyce", Mercantile Marine.
Died on Saturday 10 April 1915, age 62
Son of Robert Splifford Wawn and his wife Elizabeth Sarah Webb.
(Robert Splifford & Elizabeth Sarah Webb were married Stepney, Sept Quarter, 1861)
Husband of Hedwig W Wawn of 97 Brighton Street, Wallasey.
Commemorative Information: Tower Hill Memorial, London, UK
Master Frank Wawn's Memorial at Tower Hill Memorial, London. (taken August 2005)
Name: Wawn, Frederick Middlemost
Regiment: Durham Light Infantry
Date of Death: 25 May 1915
FREDERICK MIDDLEMOST WAWN, Captain, 7th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died on Tuesday 25th May 1915.
Commemorative Information: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 36 and 38
Frederick Middlemost Wawn's Memorial at Menen Gate, Ypres, Belgium (taken August 2004)
Other details about Frederick Middlemost:
PRO London Ref WO/374/72575
Captain Frederick Middlemost Wawn
Address: 22 Rowlandson Terrace, Sunderland, Durham
1/7th Durham Light infantry
MIA 25/5/1915 in France
Wife: Haidie Julia Wawn
2 children mentioned (no names mentioned)
Will in 1915 - GBP 5,173
Mrs Wawn remarried to Capt H D Reeve 19.10.18
22 Howle Road, Sheffield
Other PRO references - WO 9/68/345 and OAF 92606
The 1881 census RG11-4996 4 April 1881, Bishopwearmouth, Co Durham lists:
Middlemost Wawn Age 35 Consulting Engineer Durham South Shields
Jenny E (Wife) Age 35 London St Martins in the Field
Dominque Age 9 Kent Calford Bridge
Thomas N Age 8 Durham South Shields
Julia C A Age 6 Durham South Shields
Frederick M Age 3 Durham South Shields
Edgar A Age 1 Durham South Shields
+ 2 servants
Jessie Eudora was born about 1885
(with thanks to George Graham)
Name: Wawn, John Dale
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 26 August 1942
JOHN DALE WAWN, Leading Aircraftman, 943492, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on Wednesday 26 August 1942 Age 22.
Son of John D Wawn and Margaret Eleanor Wawn of Welwick, Yorkshire.
Commemorative Information: Ramleh War Cemetery, Ramla, Israel. Grave/Panel V. 23.
Date: March 2002