Person NameWarren; Edward Prioleau (1856-1937); architect and archaeologist
ForenamesEdward Prioleau
Epithetarchitect and archaeologist
SourceThe information in the above entry has been used with permission kindly granted by Gavin Stamp, author of Silent Cities (London: Royal Institute of British Architects, 1977)
Biographical NoteEdward Prioleau Warren was a British architect and archaeologist, and was the Commission's Principal Architect for Mesopotamia.

He was born in Bristol, England in 1856. He was educated at Clifton College in Bristol, and subsequently articled to Bodley & Garmer in 1880. By 1885, he was working independently on ecclesiastical and domestic projects, such as Great Milton Manor, Oxon and also collegiate work at Oxford and Cambridge (e.g. Caius, Cambridge; Balliol, Oxford). Warren joined the Art Workers Guild in 1892 and was Master in 1913.

During the First World War he was seconded to the Serbian Army and received the Order of St Sava and the Red Cross of Serbia.

In 1919, Warren was appointed as Principal Architect for Mesopotamia with the honorary rank of Major. He was responsible for the design of cemeteries and the Memorial to the Missing as Basra as well as the Tomb of General Maude in Baghdad. His agreement was terminated 31 December 1925.

In 1926, Warren left the Commission. He died on 23 November 1937.
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