W GREEN LTD, LUTON - War Memorial
World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2002 Lynda Smith
J.W. Green Memorial, a large brass plaque, commemorates the men who
died in the First World War who worked at the brewery in Park Street
West, Luton. We will be grateful for any further information about this
Memorial. It is now in the care of Luton Museum in Wardown Park, and
we thank them for allowing us access to it. The Memorial gives full
name, Regiment, rank, place and year of death.
Copyright © Lynda Smith 2002
NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE.
ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF
THE EMPLOYEES OF
J.W. GREEN LTD., WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR KING AND COUNTRY
East Lancashire & 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died
of wounds Thursday 18 May 1916. Age 31. Son of John W. and Mary
Ann Green (nee Cumberland), of "The Larches, Luton. His sister
was Gertrude Mary who married Sidney Tabor, they lived most of
their married life in Harlington Manor. Awarded the Military Cross
(see London Gazette). Buried: FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS,
Pas de Calais, France. Ref. I. B. 39.
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© Letitia Pollard 2007
27369. "C" Coy. 1st Bn., King's Shropshire Light Infantry.
Formerly 32051 Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday
20 April 1918. Age 32. Son of George William and Emily Jane Bird,
of 20, Gloucester Rd., Luton, Beds. Born and enlisted Luton. Buried:
BELGIAN BATTERY CORNER CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Ref. II. J. 10.
90012. 136th Field Amb., Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action
Saturday 28 April 1917. Born and enlisted Luton. Buried: FINS NEW
BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND, Somme, France.
34425. 2nd Bn., Essex Regiment. Killed in action Monday 9 April
1917. Born Wilshampstead, Beds. Lived and enlisted Luton. Buried:
FAMPOUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. A. 27.
18971. 8th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday
12 July 1917. Age 20. Brother of Miss L. Elsdon, of 40, Collingdon
St., Luton, Beds. Born and lived Luton. Enlisted Bedford. Commemorated:
LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 41
6684. 2nd Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday 12
March 1915. Age 33. Son of the late Charles and Sarah Elizabeth
Richards, of 147, Hitchin Rd., Luton; husband of Emma Richards,
of 178, Park St., Luton. Born and lived Luton. Enlisted Bedford.
Served in the South African Campaign. Commemorated: LE TOURET MEMORIAL,
Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10 and 11
Corporal 7655. 1st Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Saturday
8 May 1915. Born, lived and enlisted Luton. Buried: BAILLEUL COMMUNAL
CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD) Nord, France. Ref. II. A. 101.
200236. 1st/5th Bn., Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday
20 July 1917. Born, lived and enlisted Luton. Buried: GAZA WAR CEMETERY,
Israel. Ref. XXX. A. 4.
IN GRATEFUL APPRECIATION OF
42 OTHER MEMBERS OF THE FIRM
WHO SERVED WITH HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
12 June, 2007