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LUTON WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1 - SURNAMES H

World War 1
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2019

Note: The Luton Roll of Honour gives military detail, martital status and an address that is noted as residence but is probably the address of the person notifying them. Addresses differ from that given on the Luton RoH, CWGC and census records. Names can vary between records and thus there may be conflicting entries by a name. Spellings differ between records. All this we have tried to indicate here.

HACK Harry
Lance Corporal 9564, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 8 January 1915. Born Houghton, Beds, resident Dunstable, Beds, enlisted Bedford. Resident 77, Ivy Road, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 12, born Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, son of James and Elizabeth Hack, resident 88, High Street, Houghton Regis, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
HALE George
Lance Corporal 235558, 2nd/4th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment formerly 21274, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Aged 24. Born and resident Luton. Unmarried. Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Hale, of 43, Wimbourne Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France, Panel 42 and 43.
HALFHEAD Stanley George
Private 18925, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 11 February 1917. Aged 21. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Son of Mrs. Halfhead, of 20, Wood Street, Luton. Buried in ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 44.
HALFPENNY Charles Herbert
Private 32135, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 August 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Married. Resident 8, Gaitskill Row. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.

According to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V - Luton:

HALFPENNY, C., Private, Bedfordshire Regt.
Volunteering in August 1914, he was drafted to Gallipoli in the succeeding year, and took part in the engagements at Suvla Bay and Chocolate Hill, where he was wounded. In July 1916 he was sent to the Western Front, where after serving at the Somme, Arras and Ypres, he was killed in the heavy fighting at Passchendaele in August 1917. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
29, York Street, Luton.
3369/C.
HALL Cuthbert William
Private 32392, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Aged 20. Born Soneham, Warwickshire, enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Unmarried. Son of Joseph Henry and Annie Hall, of 7, Bolton Rd., Luton, Bedfordshire. (see also Edward and Thomas - below); subsequently of 24, Newcombe Rd., Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.

According to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V - Luton:

HALL, C. W., Private, 9th Norfolk Regiment.
He joined in January 1917, and after completing his course of training was sent to France in the following June. He took part in the Battles of Messines, Ypres, and the second Battle of the Somme, and was killed in action near Cambrai on March 21st, 1918. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
7, Bolton Road, Luton.
3397 /A.
HALL Edward Henry
Rifleman 11796, 1st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 10 March 1915. Born Stockton, Warwick, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Warwick. Unmarried. Son of Joseph Henry and Annie Hall, of 7, Bolton Rd., Luton, Bedfordshire. (see also Cuthbert - above - and Thomas - below). No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 32 and 33.

According to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V - Luton:

HALL, E. H., Rifleman, 1st K.R.R.C.
Volunteering at the outbreak of war he was drafted to the Western Front in November 1914. He took part in the first Battle of Ypres, and was killed in action at Neuve Chapelle on March xoth, 1925. He was entitled to the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
7, Bolton Road, Luton.
3397/B.
HALL Thomas Wilfred
Rifleman R/5624, "A" Company, 9th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 9 April 1917. Aged 20. Born Stockton, Rugby, enlisted Rugby. Unmarried. Son of Joseph Henry and Annie Hall, of 7, Bolton Rd., Luton, Bedfordshire. (see also Cuthbert and Edward - above). Buried in TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 21.

According to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V - Luton:

HALL, T. W., Rifleman, 9th K.R.R.C.
Volunteering in September 1914, be served at various stations on Important duties with his unit until July 1916, when he was drafted to France. While there he took part in the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont Hamel, and on April 9th, 1917, was killed in action at Arras. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
7, Bolton Road, Luton.
3397/C.
HALSEY Frederick
Private 2473, 2nd/1st West Riding Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps formerly 4843, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 21 June 1918. Aged 32. Born Luton, enlisted Dunstable. Unmarried. Resident 6, New Town Road. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Halsey, of 6, New Town Street, Luton. Buried in BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXI. Row D. Grave 4.
HALSEY Walter Henry
Private 37787, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment formerly 27482, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 27 March 1918. Aged 37. Enlisted Luton. Married. Resident 2a, Ivy Road. Son of Charles Halsey, of 18, Ivy Rd., Luton; husband of Alice Maud Halsey, of 422, Dunstable Rd., Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 25.
HAMMETT Horace
Private 3/7435, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 May 1915. Aged 19. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Hammett, of 114, Castle Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
HAMMETT Jesse Bertram
Driver 522727, Royal Engineers. Died in Luton 6 September 1919. Married Kate Hayward in the January to March Quarter 1916 in Luton. Resident 77, Lea Road. In the 1891 census he was aged 13, born Luton, a Plait Miller Straw Hat, son of Annie Hammett (a widow), resident Brunswick Street, Luton. Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Plot Z. Row R. Grave 41.
HANKIN Alfred
Private 8143, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 30 October 1914. Aged 28. Born and resident Dunstable, enlisted Toddington. Unmarried. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Hankin, of 64, Ivy Road, Luton, Beds (see also William - below). Served 9 years in the 2nd Bn. Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 28. See also Dunstable
HANKIN William
[Luton RoH records him as Private 5649] Private 307038, 2nd/7th Battalion, West Riding Regiment. Killed in action 3 May 1917. Enlisted Bradford, Yorks. Unmarried. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Hankin, of 64, Ivy Road, Luton, Beds (see also Alfred - above). Buried in H.A.C. CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 18.
HARCOURT Joseph
Private 3/5014, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 November 1914. Born Witton, Warwickshire, resident Luton, enlisted Ampthill. Brother of Mr. W. J. Harcourt, of 87, Cambridge Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10 and 11.
HARDING, MM Horace Gwynn
Driver 810760, "A" Battery, 232nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 15 September 1917. Born and enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Native of Worcester. Resident 87, Saxon Road, Luton. Son of Henry George and Florence Annie Harding, of New Plymouth, New Zealand. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. lot VI. Row D. Grave 1.
HARDSTAFF Harry Ernest
Private S/3114, Rifle Brigade. Died on service 4 June 1919. Aged 27. Unmarried. Son of Mrs. A. Hardstaff, of 12, Crawley Green Road, Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE (BYKER AND HEATON) CEMETERY, Northumberland. Plot VII. Row U. Grave 132.
HARFIELD William Albert
Lance Corporal L/6446, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds Monday 21 September 1914. Born East Ashley, Chichester, Sussex, resident Leagrave, Luton, enlisted Bedford. Married. Resident 116, Maple Road. In the 1913 Electoral Register he was resident 380, Hitchin Road. In the 1914 Electoral Register he was listed as resident 35, Ramridge Road. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial
HARE Joseph William
Private 33634, "B" Company, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 28 July 1917. Aged 26. Born Shillington, Beds, resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Married. Resident 63, North Street. Son of Henry and Emma Hare; husband of Alice Custance (formerly Hare), of 17, William St., Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
HARE Stephen
Private 8426, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 6 January 1916. Aged 29. Born Shillington, Beds, resident Hitchin, Herts, enlisted Dunstable. Unmarried. Resident 41, May Street. Son of Mrs. E. Hare, of Luton. Buried in CARNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Row N. Grave 8.
HARGREAVES Thomas Henry
Sergeant 2329, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Married. Resident 39, Court Road. In the 1910, 1912, 1914 and 1915 Electoral Registers he was resident 39, Court Road. [*** Cannot locate on ether the CWGC or SDGW ***]
HARMAN Edwin Albert
Second Corporal 11936, 9th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 30 September 1918. Born Hove, Sussex, enlisted Brighton. Married Louise E Lambert in the July to September Quarter 1914 in Luton. Resident 169, Hitchin Road. In the 1911 census he was aged 25, born Hove, Sussex, a Motor Fitter, nephew of Albert William John and Sarah Rice, resident 29, Waldeck Road, Luton. Buried in VIS-EN-ARTOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HAUCOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row J. Grave 15.
HARMAN Frederick Howard
Rifleman 41761, 14th Battalion, Royal irish Rifles formerly 8536, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Aged 33. Born Southampton, Hampshire, enlisted Watford, Herts. Resident Park Street. Son of George E. and M. Harman, of 20, Stockwood Crescent, Luton, Bedfordshire.; husband of Amy G. Harman, of 5, Essex Rd., Watford, Herts. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 138 to 140.
HARRIS Albert
Private 13240, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 April 1917. Born Slip End, Luton, resident and enlisted Luton. Buried in CHILI TRENCH CEMETERY, GAVRELLE, Pas de Calais, France. Row D. Grave 25.
HARRIS Alec Walter
[Luton RoH states Lance Corporal] Acting Corporal 23642, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 February 1917. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Ampthill. Unmarried. Resident 23, Jubilee Street. Buried in ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row F. Grave 36.
HARRIS Charles
Private 38505, 7th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry formerly 21270, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 30 March 1918. Aged 19. Resident 56, Newcombe Road. Son of Henry and R.achel Harris. Buried in NAMPS-AU-VAL BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 9.
HARRIS Ernest
Private 18614, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 1 August 1917. Aged 25. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Son of John and Annie Harris, of 19, Fieldlers Hill, Kinsbourne Green, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
HARRIS Sylvester Cyril
Private 2786, 1st/4th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 23 July 1916. Enlisted Oxford. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.
HARRIS Thomas Frederick
Private 17671, "D" Company, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25 June 1916. Aged 28. Born Bricket Wood, Herts, resident Slip End, Luton, enlisted Luton. Husband of Annie E. Cooper (formerly Harris), of 22, Vernon Drive, Harefield, Middx. Buried in WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XII. Row C. Grave 18.
HARRISON John Walter
Private 48035, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 May 1918. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Married. Resident 106, North Street. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 28 and 29.

According to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V - Luton:

HARRISON. J. W., Private, 4th Bedfordshire Regiment.
He joined in July 1917, and in the following Match was drafted to the western Front, where he was in action at Arms, Ypres and Vimy Ridge. He was reported missing after an engagement on May 25th, 1918, and is believed to have been killed on that date. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
106, North Street, Luton.
3493/A.
HARRISON Murray Walter
Privaten 2797, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 11 April 1915. Aged 22. Born Caterham, Surrey, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Son of James Richard William and Emily Jane Harrison, of 46, Maple Road, Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. nclosure No. 4 Zonnebeke B.C. No. 1. Memorial 20.
HART Andrew
Private 7196, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 18 April 1915. Unmarried. Resident 1a, Langley Place (see George - below). Born Maryhill, Lanark, resident and enlisted Glasgow, Lanark. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 22. [This maybe because his parents lived in Luton]
HART George
Private 16046, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 October 1917. Born Glasgow, resident and enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Unmarried. Resident 1a, Langley Place (see Andrew - above). No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37.
HART George Hermon
Private 7/20836, 1st/24th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 24 May 1916. Aged 21. Resident Luton, enlisted St. Albans. Unmarried. Son of Baxter Herbert Hart and Emily A. Hart, of "Homah", 75, New Bedford Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 9 or 10.
HARVEY, MM Edwin Granville
Lance Corporal 14925, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 24 July 1916. Born East Ham, Essex, resident and enlisted Luton. Resident 56, Grove Road. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.
HARVEY George Deacon
Private 8659, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Unmarried. Resident 40, Cobden Street. [*** Cannot locate on ether the CWGC or SDGW ***]
HARVEY Sidney
Private T/265421, 2nd Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 26 October 1917. Aged 26. Born, resident and enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Married. Son of the late A. J. and A. M. Harvey; husband of Emily Wright (formerly Harvey), of 13, Chequer Street, Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 14 to 17.
HATHAWAY Walter Henry
[Luton RoH states Royal Air Force, spelt HATHERWAY on SDGW] Private G/86322, Royal Fusiliers formerly 90427, Royal Flying Corps. Died on service in United Kingdom 8 June 1918. Born Alderminster, Warwick, resident Leagrave, near Luton, enlisted Luton. Married. Husband of Minnie Justice (formerly Hathaway), of 2, Bailey Street, Luton. Buried in HENDON CEMETERY AND CREMATORIUM, Middlesex. Grave reference D. 10. 24091. See also Leagrave
HAWES Arthur
Private 41477, 13th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles formerly 2959, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Aged 26. Enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Son of Thomas and Kate Hawes, of 18, Dudley Street, Luton. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 6.

According to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V - Luton:

HAWES, A., Rifleman, 13th Royal Irish Rifles.
He volunteered in August 1914, and in the following year was drafted to Egypt, where he was stationed at Alexandria. Later he was transferred to the Western Front, where he MU in action at Ypres and Arms. He was reported missing on August 16th, 1916, after the Battle of the Somme, and is ;presumed to have teen idlied on that date. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
18, Dudley Street, Luton.
3517.
HAWKES Albert
Private 13777, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 29 September 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Married. Resident 11, Bailey Field Cottages. Buried in CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 91.
HAWKES Bertie
Private 88018, 3rd Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of wounds 17 October 1917. Aged 20. Enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Unmarried. Resident 21, North Street. Son of Mr. A. W. and Mrs. R. Hawkes, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row D. Grave 24.
HAWKES George Leonard
Private 204221, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 5 November 1917. Aged 27. Born Old Whittington, Derbyshire, enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Unmarried. Son of Mrs. A. Hawkes, of 58, Baker Street, Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXI. Row GG. Grave 3.
HAWKINS Ernest
[Listed as Private 25213, 3rd Battalion, in Luton RoH] Private 4/6835, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 24 January 1917. Born Luton, resident St. Albans, enlisted Hertford. Resident 10, St. Paul's Road. Buried in POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE, Somme, France. Plot III. Row T. Grave 5. See also St Albans and Verulam Road, St Albans Memorials
HAWKINS Frederick
Private 6164, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 13 May 1915. Born and resident Luton, enlisted London. Married. Resident 27, Newcombe Road. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 39.

According to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V - Luton:

HAWKINS, F., Private, 2nd Essex Regiment.
He was serving at the outbreak of war, and was almost immediately drafted to the Western Front and took part in the Retied icon Mons and in the first Battle of Ypres. He was killed in action at St. Jean on May 13th, 1915, and. was entitled to the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals
27, Newcombe Road, Luton.
3515/C.
HAWORTH Arthur
Second Lieutenant, 16th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment) attached to Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly Lance Sergeant 18124, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 19 July 1916. Aged 20. Resident 39, Brook Street. Son of Mrs. Clara Haworth, of "Silverlea," 11, Berkley Avenue, Levenshulme, Manchester. Buried in RUE-DU-BACQUEROT NO.1 MILITARY CEMETERY, LAVENTIE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 7.
HAYLOCK James Victor
Corporal 78419, 5th Battalion, Tank Corps formerly 2762, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 19 April 1918. Aged 22. Born Northfleet, Kent, enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 72, Dunstable Road. Son of James Haylock, of 203, North St., Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 11.
HAYNES Thomas
[Listed in Luton RoH as 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)] Private 235562, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment formerly 1888, Bedfordshire Yeomanry. Killed in action 28 May 1918. Born Hackney, Middlesex, enlisted Bedford. Resident 31, Court Road. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France.
HAYWARD

Lawrence Victor

Private 3024, 1st/23rd (County of London) Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 26 May 1915. Aged 28. Resident Luton, enlisted Clapham Junction. Unmarried. Resident Sugar Loaf Hotel, Luton. Son of Alfred and Emma Hayward, of 9, London Rd., Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panels 45 & 46.
HEALEY John Hayden
Lance Corporal 146239, 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) formerly 6232, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 17 July 1918. Aged 29. Born Markyate, Beds, enlisted Luton. Resident 31, Court Road. Son of Arthur and Florence Healey) of 31, Court Rd., Luton, Bedfordshire. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). In the 1891 census he was aged 1, born Markyate, Hertfordshire, son of Arthur and Florence Annie Healey, resident 31 & 29, Court Road, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, born Markyate, Hertfordshire, son of Arthur and Florence Anne Healey, resident 31, Court Road, Luton. On 1 September 1905 he was noted as being a former pupil and monitor of the school and lately a pupil of the Secondary School who was sent by, and employed by, the Local Authority, to Luton, Christ Church Boys' School. On 29 October 1906 he was noted as having resumed duties at Luton, Christ Church Boys' School. On 21 February 1908 he was noted as having been transferred by the Local Authority from Luton, Christ Church Boys' School to Surrey Street School. On 28 February 1908 he transferred as an Assistant Teacher from Christ Church School to Luton, Surrey Street Boys' School. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, born Markyate, Hertfordshire, a Journalist, son of Arthur and Florence Annie Healey, resident 29 and 31, Court Road, Luton. Buried in ABEELE AERODROME MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row B. Grave 6.
HEARN Benjamin James
Private 27844, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 4 August 1916. Born Buckingham, resident and enlisted Brigton. Married. Resident 197, Park Street. In the 1891 census he was aged 2, born Buckinghma, son of William and Elizabeth Hearn, resident Nelson Street, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 12, born Buckingham, a scholar, son of Elizabeth Hearn (a widow), resident 27, Nelson Street, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, born Buckingham, a Boot Repairer, stepson of Barnabas and Elizabeth (Hearn) Varney, resident 27, Nelson Street, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.
HELEY [Thomas] John
Lance Corporal 15743, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 29 September 1916. Aged 33. Born Leighton Buzzard, Beds, resident and enlisted Luton. Husband of Elizabeth (nee Simpson) Heley, of 305, Hitchin Road, Luton, Beds, married April to June Quarter 1916 in Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 8, born Leighton Buzzard, Beds, a scholar, son of Eliza A Heley (a widow), grandson of Martha Heley (a widow), resident Quarry Close, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 18, born Leighton Buzzard, Beds, a Carpenter, son of Fred and Eliza A Heley, resident 68, North Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. Buried in PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 44.
HENMAN Ellis
Lance Corporal GS/27844, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 September 1916. Aged 30. Born Kings Walden, Herts, resident Beechwood Green, Herts, enlisted Bedford. Married. Resident 46, Cobden Street. Husband of Clara Henman, of 5, Cavendish Rd., Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.
HIGGINS Sidney George
Private 19752, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25 April 1916. Aged 36. Born Islington, Middlesex, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted St. pancras, Middlesex. Married. Husband of Mabel Walsh (formerly Higgins, nee Richardson), of 38, Stanley Street, Luton, Beds, married April to June Quarter 1907 in Luton. . In the 1901 census he was aged 21, born Holloway, Middlesex, a Butcher, son Elizabeth Higgins (a widow), resident 3, Plimsoll Road, Islington, London & Middlesex. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row D. Grave 11.

According to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V - Luton:

HIGGINS, S. G., Private, 8th Bedfordshire Regt.
He volunteered in February 1915, and after his training was completed eras drafted to France. After taking part in several engagements he was severely wounded at Poperinghe on April 25th, 1916. and died of his injuries on the same day. He was buried in Boeschepe Military Cemetery, and was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
38, Stanley Street, Luton.
3809.
HIGGS Charles
Stoker 1st Class K/7429, H.M.S. "Fauvette," Royal Navy. Killed when his ship was sunk 9 March 1916. Aged 25. Born 28 June 1890 in Luton. Unmarried. Resident 230, Wellington Street. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Higgs, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Prior to enlistment he was a Labourer. Enlisted 21 July 1910 for 12 years. Son of Elizabeth Higgs, of 230, Wellington Street, Luton, Bedfordshire. Height 5 feet 2¼ inches, chest 35½ inches, dark brown hair, brown eyes, fresh complexion. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, born Luton, son of James and Elizabeth Higgs, resident 53, Dumpries Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 17.
HIGHTON Arthur Thomas
Lance Corporal 3874, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died on service in United Kingdom 10 November 1915. Aged 18. Death registered in the Southampton registration District, Hampshire. Resident and enlisted Luton. Resident Orlingbury, Havelock Road. Son of Frederick George and Annie Highton, of 75, Havelock Rd., Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 3. born Stopsley, Bedfordshire, son of Frederic G and Annie Highton, resident Baker's Close, Offley Village, Offley, Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 4721.
HILL Albert Edward
Private 200054, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in Egypt 3 November 1917. Aged 24. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Born 1894 in Luton, youngest son of Thomas and Julia Hill. Brother of Miss Minnie Hill, of 38, Cowper Street, Luton, Bedfordshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 7, born Luton, brother of Minnie, son of Julia and Thomas Hill, resident 13, Baker Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 17, born Luton, a Skating Rink Attendant, brother of Minnie, son of Julia Hill (a widow), resident 18, Hampton Road, Luton. In 1911 he worked as a skating rink attendant. He served in the Bedfordshire Territorials No. 2878 and first served overseas with the 5th Battaion Beds Regt at Suvla Bay, Galipolli on 10 August 1915. By 1917 he was still with 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment but his service number changed to 200054. He was wounded at the battle of Gaza, dying of his wounds in Egypt on 3 November 1915. Buried in DEIR EL BELAH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot B. Grave 41.

According to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V - Luton:

HILL, A. E., Private, 5th Bedfordshire Regiment.
He volunteered in August 1914, and in the following year was drafted to the Dardanelles, where he took part in the landing at Suvla Bay. Later he was drafted to Egypt, and served in the Palestine campaign. On November 3rd, 1917, he died of wounds received in action at the Battle of Gaza, and was entitled to the rat 4—Is Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
38, Cowper Street, Luton.
835/B.
HILL Archibald [John]
Driver 528063, 54th East Anglian Division Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Died of pneumonia in 32 Casualty Clearing Hospital, Egypt, 27 November 1918. Born in Hightown, Luton in 1895. Unmarried. Son of Albert and Kate Hill, of 41, Jubilee Street, High Town, Luton. Attested 8 January 1915 in Luton/Bedford as 1693, 1/1st East Anglian Divisional Telegraph Company, Royal Engineers, aged 19 years 3 months, height 5 feet 3 inches, chest 32 inches. Reassigned service number 528063. Served at home from 8 January to 27 July 1915 then ssigned to Mediterranean Expeditonary Force 28 July 1915, eventually with Eastern Expeditionary Force. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born Luton, son of Albert and Kate Hill, resident 41, Jubilee Street, Luton. Admitted to Luton Modern School 28 September 1908, son of Arthur Hill (a Retail Baker and Confectionar - Proprietor), left 21 December 1911 to become an Assistant and Motor Driver ah Hardware Store, previously attended Chapel Street Elementary School, Luton (2½ years). In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Luton, employed Stringing in Dye Works, son of Albert and Kate Hill, resident 94, High Town Road, Luton. Buried in BEIRUT WAR CEMETERY, Lebanese Republic. Grave 214.
HILL Arthur Haddon
Lieutenant (Pilot), 27th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Missing in action believed killed in aerial combat, last seen over Peronne in action flying a De Havilland D.H.4 Serial number B2087, 10 May 1918. Aged 21. Born 23 February 1897 in Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Unmarried. Resident 12, Manchester Street, Luton. Son of Arthur and Emily Hill, of Ampthill Grange, Beds, then 19, Chapel Street, Luton. Flying Officer 8 September 1917 [London Gazette 28 September 1917]. With 27 Squadron from 4 february 1918. Buried in CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 11.
HILL Carl
Sergeant 3/7592, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Resident and enlisted Luton, born St. Albans. Born 1883 in Sandridge, St Albans, son of James and Eliza Hill. He moved to Luton and worked in the hat trade and married Sarah Alice in 1910. He had at least one daughter and must have been in the territorials as he served overseas from 11 November 1914 with 1st and then 7th Bedfords. Resident 12, Newcombe Road. In the 1901 census he was aged 18, born St Albans, a Labourer Wharf, boarding at 7, Iris Place, Newington, St Saviour, Southwark, London & Surrey. In the 1911 census he was aged 28, born St Albans, a Hat Stiffener Straw, married to Sarah Alice Hill, resident 36, Frederic Street, Luton. Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row K. Grave 19.
HILL George
Gunner 111632, 253rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 4 October 1917. Aged 33. Born Beechwood Green, Herts, enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Married. Son of Charlotte Brasier, of 3 Chobham Street, Luton; husband of Olive (nee Barden) Hill, of 17, King's Road, Luton, Beds, married 16 March 1912 in St. Paul's, Luton, one daughter. Attested 5 July 1916, aged 30 years, a Publican, married, resident 17, Kings Road, Luton, religious denomination Church of England. Qualified as 1st Class Signaller 13 October 1916 and 1st Class in Signalling & Telephony 26 October 1916. With British Excpeditionary Force to France, embarked Southampton 14 January 1917, disembarked Havre 15 January 1917. In the 1901 census he was aged 16, born Hertfordshire, an Ale Bottler, son of James and Charlotte Brasier, resident 11, Brache Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 27, born Kingwalden, Hertfordshire, a General Labourer, son of James and Charlotte Brasier, resident 11, Brache Street, Luton. Buried in BIRR CROSS ROADS CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave lost. Special Memorial 2.

According to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V - Luton:

HILL, G., Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery.
He joined in July 1916. and in the following January was drafted to the Western Front, where he took part in the Battle of Arras. Late he was killed in action at Ypres on October 3rd, 1917, and was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
17, King's Road, Luton.
3773.
HILL George Frederick
Private 7221, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 21 October 1914. Born Luton, Beds, enlisted London. Baptised 1883 in Luton, son of James Charles and Elizabeth Hill. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 18 and 19.
HILL Harold James

Lance Corporal 86028, 29th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 10 April 1918. Aged 29. Born and enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Married. Son of Francis Fredrick and Elizabeth Hill; husband of Olive Wright (formerly Hill, nee King), of 9, Mill Street, Luton, Beds, married March to June Quarter 1913 in Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 2, born Luton, son of Francis F and Elizabeth Hill, resident Russell Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 12, born Luton, son of Francis and Elizabeth Hill, resident 73, Salisbury Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, born Luton, a Grocer's Assistant, son of Francis Frederick and Elizabeth Hill, resident 73, Salisbury Road, Luton. Buried in HAVERSKERQUE BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Row C. Grave 10.

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1918:

HILL Harold James of 76 Dumfries-street Luton Bedfordshire died 10 April 1918 in France Administration London 25 July to Olive Kate Hill widow.
Effects £231 19s. 3d.

HILL Henry Lewis aka Harry
[Listed as Lewis HILL on SGDW and L HILL on CWGC] Corporal 10092, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 14 March 1916. Aged 24. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Resident 12, New Town Street. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Luton, son of William R and Emma Hill, resident 94, Hitchin Road, Luton. Buried in CERISY-GAILLY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 14.
HILL Joseph
Driver 67281, "C" Battery, 11th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds at 8 Casualty Clearing Station 4 December 1915. Resident New Hey, Lancs, enlisted Rochdale, Lancashire. Born 3 February 1891 in Accrington, Lancashire. Son of Joseph and Catherine Hill. Married Lillian Staples in August 1911 and moved to Luton, living in Wenlock Street. Resident 8, Wenlock Street. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Lancashire, a scholar, son of Joseph and Susan Hill, resident 72, Huddersfield Road, Milnrow, Rochdale, Lancashire. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born New hey, Lancashire, a Mill hand Weaver, son of Susan Hill (a widow), resident 92, Huddersfield Road, Newhey near Rochdale, Milnrow, Lancashire. Served with Royal Field Artillery, first posting overseas with 113 Brigade, "C" Battery on 26 September 1915. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD, Nord, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 19.
HILLYARD William

Private 350282, 9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion (Territorial), Highland Light Infantry formerly 40174, South Staffordshire Reigment. Killed in action 29 November 1917. Aged 28. Born Luton, Beds, enlisted Derby. Unmarried. Resident 55 Beech Road. In the 1891 census he was aged 1, born Luton, son of Edward and Minnie L Hillyard, resident Nursery Cottages, Old Bedford Road, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, born Luton, son of Frank and Minnie L Hillyard, resident George Street Upper Houghton, Houghton Regis, Dunstable. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, born Luton, a Printer's Cutter, son of Edwin Frank and Minnie Lizzie Hillayrd, resident 55, Beech Road, Luton. Buried in PASSCHENDAELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XII. Row D. Grave 5.

Note: His father's forenames vary by census but is the same man]

HINKS Albert
Sergeant 2382, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 16 August 1915. Aged 28. Born Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, resident and enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Resident 36, Windsor Street, Luton. Son of Albert and Elizabeth Hinks, of 11, Windsor Street, Luton; husband of Clara Elizabeth (nee Barton) Hinks, of 14, Croft Road, Godalming, Surrey, married October to December Quarter 1913 in Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 3, born Mansfield, a scholar, son of Frederick and Elizabeth Hinks, resident Plummer Row, Chapel Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 13, born Mansfield, an Errand Boy, son of Frederick and Elizabeth Hinks, resident 36, Windsor Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 23, born Mansfield, a Packer, son of Frederick and Elizabeth Hinks, resident 36, Windsor Street, Luton. See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 55 and 218.
HOAR Frederick William
Private 25528, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 27 March 1918. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Resident 37, Cowper Street. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Luton, son of Alfred and Ellen Hoar, resident 51, Windsor Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Luton, a Bootmaker, son of Alfred and Ellen Hoar, resident 37, Cowper Streer, Luton. Buried in PREMONT BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot III. Row AA. Grave 6.
HOBBS Charles
Gunner 315375, 1st (Wessex) Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 6 May 1917. Aged 29. Born 12 June 1887 in Toddington, Beds, enlisted Waterend. Married. Son of the late W. and M. Hobbs, of Toddington, Beds; husband of Mrs. E. Hobbs, of 82, Highbury Road, Luton, Bedfordshire. Admitted to Toddington National / St George's Church of England Lower School 26 May 1891, son of William Hobbs, resident Leighton Road, Luton, left March 1899. Admiited to National Union Of Railwaymen, Luton Branch as a Railway Worker, a Carman, 1913, aged 26. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row K. Grave 6.
HOBBS Charles Bryan
Lance Corporal 17138, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 19 October 1915. Aged 23. Born St. Peter's, Newcastle, enlisted Bristol. Unmarried. Son of Mary Robertson Hobbs (nee Raines) and the late Philip Hobbs, of Newcastle-on-Tyne; husband of Mary R. Hobbs, of "Kentville," 83, Conway Road, Luton. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 9.
HOBBS John William
Sapper 522405, 486th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died on service 27 November 1918. Aged 28. Unmarried. Resident 339, Hitchin Road. Son of Alfred and Sarah Hobbs, of 339, Round Green, Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot E. Row 230.
HOCKLEY Cyril William
[Listed as William Cyril HOCKLEY on CWGC and other records, birth registered as Cyril William HOCKLEY] Private 2719, 24th (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's), London Regiment. Killed in action 11 May 1915. Aged 21. Resident Luton, enlisted St. Albans. Unmarried. Son of William Hockley; nephew and adopted son of Mrs. Harriet Day, of 3, Mill Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Luton, a Help in Plait Shop. newphew of Edwin and Harriett Day, resident 34, Melson Street, Luton. Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row M. Grave 3.
HODGE George James
Private 36994, "C" Company, 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment formerly D.M.2/224083, Army Service Corps. Killed in action in Palestine 3 November 1917. Aged 25. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Married. Resident 10, Elizabeth Street. Son of George and Mrs. F. A. Hodge, of 77, Duke Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born Luton, son of George and Florence Hodge, resident 79, Burr Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, born Luton, and Iron Moudler, son of George and Florence Anne Hodge, resident 77, Duke Street, Luton. Married Lily V Farr in the April to June Quarter 1915 in Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Panels 32 to 38.
HOLDSTOCK Bert
Lance Corporal 2836, 1st/24th (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's), London Regiment. Killed in action 16 September 1916. Aged 22. Resident Luton, enlisted St. Albans. Unmarried. Son of Charles and Annie Holdstock, of 22, South Road, Luton, Bedfordshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Luton, son of Charles and Annie Holdstock, resident 22, Foundry Lane, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Luton, Worker at Straw Hat Factory, son of Charles and Annie Holdstock, resident 22, South Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 D 9 C 13 C and 12 C.
HOLDSTOCK Hedley William
Private 73911, 16th Labour Company, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) transferred to 73911, 124th Company, Labour Corps. Died in Luton 20 April 1920. Aged 22. Unmarried. Son of Samuel and Lizzie Holdstock, of 20, Stanley St., Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 3, born Luton, son of Samuel and Lizzie Holdstock, resident 20, Stanley Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 13, born Luton, at school, son of Samuel and Lizzie Holdstock, resident 20, Stanley Street, Luton. Born Luton, enlisted Special Reserve at Luton 6 June 1916, aged 18 years 1 month, a Clerk, enlisted Regular Army 27 February 1917 at Bedford, aged 18 years 11 months, a Clerk, resident 20, Stanley Street, Luton, unmarried, heght 5 feet 8 inches, weight 159 lbs, chest 32½ inches, wore glases. Demobilized at Crystal Palace 25 february 1919. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 7979.
HOLLAND Albert Frederick
Private 1353, 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 28 November 1914. Born 1891 in Hampstead, Middlesex, resident West-Cliff-On-Sea, Essex, enlisted London. Resident 4, Lincoln Road. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, born Hampstead, a Private serving with the 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment, based at Kamptee, Nagpur City, Maharashtra, India. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panels 34 and 35. [This is them man listed in the Luton RoH but his connection to Luton is yet to be established.]
HOLLIMAN Thomas James
Private 18236, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 6 May 1915. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Resident 404, Hitchin Road. In the 1891 census he was aged 4, born Luton, son of Fredeirck and Louisa Holliman, resident Stanley Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 14, born Luton, an Errand Boy, son of Fredeirck and Louisa Holliman, resident 3, Stanley Street, Luton. Married Annie Elizabeth Allen in the April to June Quarter 1907 in Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 24, born Luton, a Straw Hat Blocker, married to Annie Elizbeth Holliman (nee Allen) with two children, resident Ramridge End Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
HOLLINGSWORTH William John
Private 235575 [SDGW] or 23557 [Luton RoH], 8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment formerly 265266, Hertfordshire Regiment. Died on service 2 May 1918. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Hatfield, Herts. Unmarried. Son of Mrs. M. A. Mardling, of 24, Richmond Hill, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Hatfield, hertfordshire, son of Herbert and MAry Ann Hollingsworth, resident Napsbury, St Peter Rural, St Albans, Hertfordshire. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IX. Row B. Grave 30.
HOLT Harry
Private 25626, 4th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment formerly 3444, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 3 May 1917. Born Houghton, Beds, enlisted Bedford. Married. Resident Stocking-stone Road. In the 1901 census he was aged 18, born Houghton Regis, a Straw Hat Blockers Assistant, son of Matthew and Emma Holt, resident 12, Waterlow Road, Upper Houghton, Houghton Regis, Dunstable, Luton, Bedfordshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 28, unmarried, born Houghton Regis, a Straw Hat Blocker, son of Emma Holt (a widow), resident 107, West Street, Dunstable. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.
HOOLE Ernest Sidney
Private G/67609, 6th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died of wounds 1 July 1918. Aged 18. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Son of Fred and Kate Hoole, of 80, Church Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 1, born Luton, son of Frederick and Emily (sic) Hoole, resident 55, Cowper Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 11, born Luton, at school, son of Kate Hoole, resident 80 Church Street, Luton; his brother Harry is named as head of household. Buried in BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, GEZAINCOURT, Somme, France. Plot III. Row G. Grave 1.
HORNBY Walter Edward
Private G/29704, 10th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 14 August 1918. Born Redbourne, Hertfordshire, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Clipstone Camp, Bedfordshire. Married. Resident 8, Harcourt Street. In the 1901 census he was aged 1, born Redbourne, Hertfordshire, son of Walter and Emily L Hornby, resident Klondyke Cottages, Luton Road, Harpenden, Harpenden Rural, St Albans, Hertfordshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 11, born Redbourne, Hertfordshire, son of Walter Machon and Emily Louise Hornby, resident 57, Lawrence Road, South Ealing, Ealing, Middlesex. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXV. Row B. Grave 25.
HORNE, MiD Joseph
Acting Company Sergeant Major 6006, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed at Neuve Chapelle, 12 March 1915. Aged 36. Born Sundon, Beds, resident South Tottenham, Middlesex, enlisted Ampthill. Married. Resident 52, Grange Road. Husband of Bertha Anna (nee Gray) Horne, married October to December Quarter 1903 in Luton; father of Hilda. Son-in-law of Mrs. Anna M. Gray, of 55, Ivy Rd., Luton. Mentioned in Despatches (MiD). Inscription in Holy Trinty Churchyard. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10 and 11.
HORSFORD Harry Curwin
Captain, 5th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 8 April 1917. Aged 29. Resident Park Street. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Horsford, of Luton; husband of Maude Matilda Horsford, of 6, Bertram Rd., Hendon, Middx. In the 1891 census he was aged 3, born London, Middlesex, son of Frank and Annie Horsford, resident Holly Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 13, born Kingsland, Middlesex, son of Frank and Anne Horsford, resident 125, Park Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 23, born Stoke newington, London, a Bank Clerk, son of Frank and Annie Horsford, resident Harberton Park Road, Hendon N.W., Hendon, Middlesex. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VII. Row G. Grave 42.
HORSLER George
Corporal 23647, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 30 October 1917. Born Sundon, Beds, resident Great Bramingham, Beds (suburb of Luton), enlisted Ampthill. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 48 to 50.
HORSLER William

Private G/50146, 11th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) formerly G/41407, Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds Sunday 6 May 1917. Aged 36. Born Leagrave, Beds, resident Limbury, Beds, enlisted Bedford. Son of George and Elizabeth Horsler, of Leagrave, Beds; husband of Ellen (nee Clark) Horsler, of Warden View, Limbury, Luton, Beds, married January to March Quarter 1906 in Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 10, born Leagrve, a scholar, son of George and Elizabeth Horsler, resident Cottage, Leagrave, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 20, born Leagrave, Beds, a Plait Bleacher's Labourer, son of George and Elizabeth Horsler, resident Marsh Road, Leagrave, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 30, born Leagrave, a Bricklayer Labourer, married to Ellen Horsler with a daughter and two sons, resident Limbury near Luton. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row K. Grave 9. See also George Kent Ltd and also Leagrave

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1919:

HORSLER William of Warden-view Limbury Bedfordshire died 6 May 1917 in France Administration London 6 June to Ellen Horsler widow.
Effects £328 10s.

HORWOOD - Arthur Edward
Private 11164, 2nd Battalion (Depot), Bedfordshire Regiment. Died in Bedford Registration District 25 February 1919. Aged 18. Unmarried. Son of Walter and Mary Jane Horwood, of 36, Bailey Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 9, born Sydenham, Kent, son of Walter (born Luton) and Mary Jane Horwood, resident 27, Little Silver, Exeter, Devon. Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Plot Y. Row O. Grave 35.
HORWOOD Percy Albert
Driver 208349, "C" Battery, 282nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 1 November 1918. Aged 28. Resident Wood Green, London, N., enlisted Harringay, London N. Married. Son of Joseph Albert and Lucy Horwood. of 42, Kenilworth Road, Luton; husband of Mrs. M. Horwood, of 20, Lakefield Road, Wood Green, London. In the 1891 census he was newborn, born Luton, son of Joseph A and Lucy Horwood, resident Arthur Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, biorn Luton, son of Joseph A and Lucy Horwood, resident 22, Old Bedford Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, biorn Luton, a Printer's Compositor, son of Joseph A and Lucy Horwood, resident 22, Old Bedford Road, Luton. Buried in VERCHAIN BRITISH CEMETERY, VERCHAIN-MAUGRE, Nord, France. Row D. Grave 15.
HORWOOD Walter Alfred
Private 202801, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment formerly 9221, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 December 1917. Aged 39. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Married. Husband of Martha Ellen (nee Larence) Horwood, of 48, Stanley St., Luton, married in the April to Junequarter 1898 in LUton. In the 1901 census he was aged 22, born Round Green, Beds, a Straw Plait Packer, married to Martha E Horwood with one son, resident 85, Cowper Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 32, born Round Green, Beds, a Straw Plait Packer, married to Martha E Horwood with one son and one daughter, resident 48, Stanley Street, Luton. Buried in RIBECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 8.
HOUSDEN Arthur William
Private 23606, "C" Company, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Thursday 24 May 1917. Aged 23. Born Biggleswade, resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Baptised 3 January 1895 in Biggleswade, son of Albert and Lilla Housden. Son of Albert William and Lilla Housden, of Biggleswade, Bedfordshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Biggleswade, a Railway Porter, son of Albert William and Lilla Housden, resident Ten Houses, New Mill End near Luton, East Hyde, Bedfordshire. Admitted to 149th Field Ambulance 21 February 1917 suffering from synovetis of the left knee, transferred 22 February 1917 to 11th Casualty Clearing Station, Varenne. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXV. Row D. Grave 9A. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial
HOW Clarence Sidney [Ellerd]
Sapper 146239, 82nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 18 November 1916. Born and resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Hythe, Kent. Resident 37, Stockwood Crescent. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Luton, a Carpenter, son of William Albert How (a widower), resident 8 and 10, Church Street, Luton. Attested 10 December 1915 in Hythe, aged 23 years 279 days, resident 37, Stockwood Crescent, Luton, a Carpenter by trade, unmarried, height 5 feet 7½ inches, weight 137 lbs, chest 35-38 inches, next of kin his brother, William Albert How, of 37, Stockwood Crescent Luton, and his mother Mrs. A. M. How, of 26 Rathmore Road, Cambridge. Posted 8 February 1916, classed as a Skilled Carpenter 8 February 1916, embarked B.E.F. France 27 July 1916. Wounded on duty 26 October 1916, remained on duty. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 A and 8 D.

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1917:

HOW Clarence Sidney Ellerd of 37 Stockwood-crescent Luton Bedfordshire sapper R E. died 18 November 1916 in France Probate London 3 July to Ann Maria Ellerd How spinster.
Effects £2099 8s. 11d.

HOWARD Archley
Private 48249, 12th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds 23 October 1918. Born Ealing, Middlesex, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Resident 161, Castle Street. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Ealing, Middlesex, a scholar, stepson of Emmanuel and Mary Townsend, resident Rowery Farm House, Lowfield Heath, Charlwood, Reigate, Surrey. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Ealing, London, a Farm Labourer, son of Mary Howard (a widow), resident Pine Apple Road, Amersham, Buckinghamshire. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXXV. Row A. Grave 26.
HOWARD Oliver
Private 39454, 5th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) formerly 6/7669, Training Reserve Battalion. Killed in action 3 November 1918. Aged 19. Born Leytonstone, Essex, native of Eccles, enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 35, Salisbury Road. Son of Mr. Daniel Howard. In the 1911 census he was aged 11, born Leyton, Essex, at school, son of Daniel Howard (a widower), resident Caddington, Luton. Buried in RUESNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 6.
HOWE George
Lance Corporal 27970, 18th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment formerly 5033, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Aged 17. Born and resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Northampton. Unmarried. Son of William and Alice Howe, of 24, Spring Place, Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 47 to 48.

According to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V - Luton:

HOWE, G. H., L/ Corporal, East Yorkshire Regt
Volunteering in August 1914, he was soot drafted to the Western Front, and fought in various early engagements and later in the Battle of the Somme. Re was killed in action on September 25th, 1917, and was entitled to the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
24, Spring Place, Luton.
3885 /A.
HOWELL John
Signaller 101793, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 23 October 1918. Born Kettering, Northants, enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Unmarried. Resident Pondwicks Road. Admitted in 1913 to the Luton Branch of National Union of Railwaymen, as a Railway Worker, Platelayer, aged 24. [*** Cannot locate on CWGC ***]
HOWKINS Herbert
Private 11888, 11th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Resident 134, Dallow Road [*** Cannot locate on CWGC and SDGW***]
HUBBOCKS Horace Edgar
Private 3/7430, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 20 September 1917. Born Leighton Buzzard, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident New Town Street. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Tring, Hertfordshire, a Grocer's Errand Boy, son of William and Kate Hubbocks, resident 22, Maple Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 48 to 50.
HUDSON Horace Frederick Alfred
Acting Lance Corporal 023764, 93rd Company, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died on service 16 October 1918. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Son of Alfred and Alice Hudson, of 9, Stanley St., Luton, Bedfordshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born Luton, son of Alfred and Alice Hudson, resident 9, Stanley Street, Luton. Buried in ARQUATA SCRIVIA COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Italy. Plot I. Row D. Grave 4.
HUGHES Albert
Private 42733, 10th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment formerly 27211, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 7 May 1917. Born Kensworth, Herts, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Bedford, Bedfordshire. Unmarried. Resident 39, North Street, Luton. In the 1881 census he was aged 4, born Kensworth, a scholar, son of Charles and Mary Hughes, resident in the Village, Kensworth (Herts), Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (TRANSPORT FARM), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave lost. Special memoriakl. Row G. Grave 3.
HULL Charles
[Listed as Sergeant on Luton RoH] Lance Sergeant 200294, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 20 July 1917. Born and enlisted Luton, resident Bury St. Edmunds. Married. Resident 34, Buxton Road, Luton. Brother of Frederick (below). In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Luton, son of William and Eliza Hull, resident 15, Ashton Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Luton, a Stiffener of Hats, son of William Hull (a widower), resident 17 Ashton Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Panel 16.
HULL Frederick aka Fred
Private 200592, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 20 July 1917. Resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 31, Buxton Road, Luton. Brother of Charles (above). In the 1881 census he was aged 3, born Leagrave, son of William and Eliza Hull, resident Leagrave. In the 1891 census he was aged 13, born Leagrave, son of William and Eliza Hull, resident Ashton Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 23, born Leagrave, an Iron Moulder, son of William and Eliza Hull, resident 15, Ashton Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 34, born Leagrave, a Moulder Iron Founder, son of William Hull (a widower), resident 17 Ashton Street, Luton. Previously atetsted 4 December 1897 at Bedford as 3325, 3rd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, born Leagrave, resident 15 Ashton Street, Luton, unmarried, aged 17 years 6 months, Moulder by trade, height 5 feet 53/10 inches, weight 127 lbs, chest 33½ inches, sallow complexion, dark brown eyes, dark brown hair, religious denomination Wesleyan, discharged on termination of engagement 3 November 1903, re-enlisted 29 December 1904, resident 17 Ashton Street, St. Mathhew, Luton, aged 24 years 10 months, still unmarried, now 5172, 3rd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, new assessment height 5 feet 7 inches., weight 161 lbs, chest 37½-39½ inches, salloow complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair, religious denomination now Church of England, purchased discharge 12 May 1905, re-enlisted 23 July 1906 at Luton, now aged 26 years 7 months, still a Moulder by trade, still unmarried, height now 5 feet 6 inches, chest 40 inches, other statistics the same, free discharge 20 June 1908. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Panel 17.
HUNT George Thomas
Corporal 14574, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 24 April 1918. Aged 28. Born and resident Luton, enlisted St. Albans. Unmarried. Resident 13, May Street, Luton. Son of Elizabeth and the late Harry Hunt. In the 1891 census he was aged 1, born Kinsbourne Bedfordshire, son of Harry and Elizabeth Hunt, resident Fiddlers Hill Cottages, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, born Kinsbourne Green, Beds, a Driller, son of Elizabeth Hunt (a widow), resident 13, May Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 28 and 29.
HURD Leonard
Private 3449, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds at sea 16 August 1915. Born Homerton, Middlesex, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 32, Beech Road. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Clapton, London, an Engineer Apprentice, son of Charles and Elizabeth Hurd, resident 32, Beech Road, Luton. See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 55 and 218.

According to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V - Luton:

HURD, L., Private, 5th Bedfordshire Regiment.
He was mobilised with the Territorials at the outbreak of war, and In July 1915 was drafted to the Dardanelles. He served only five days in Gallipoli, and after tieing in action at Suvla Bay was killed by a sniper on August 15th, 1915. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
32, Beech Road, Luton.
3980.
HURRELL Walter Richard
Rifleman 373646, 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 20 June 1917. Aged 31. Born Kentish Town, resident Manor Park, enlisted East Ham. Married. Son of John William and Harriett Ann Hurrell, of Penge, London; husband of Katie Hurrell, of 37 Butlin Road, Luton, Beds, married in the January to March Quarter 1913 in West Ham Registration District, Essex. In the 1901 census he was aged 14, born kentish Town, London, son of John W and Eliza A Hurrell, resident 33, Wordsworth Avenue, East Ham, London & Essex. In the 1911 census he was aged 23, born kentish Town, London, a Postman, son of John William and Eliza Ann Hurrell, resident 42, Milton Avenue, East Ham, London & Essex. Buried in DERRY HOUSE CEMETERY NO.2, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row B. Grave 8.
HURRY Archie [Oliver]
Private TF/238021, 12th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) formerly 202647, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Born and enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Married Lily M Tuffnell in the April to June Quarter 1917 in Luton. Resident 46, Grove Road, Luton. Brother of Harry (below). In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Luton, nephew of Thomas and Emma Robinson, resident 17, Jackson Road, East Barnet, Barnet, Hertfordshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Luton, an Engineers Clerk, son of Clara Hurry (a widow), resident 10, Selbourne Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 113 to 115.
HURRY Harry
Private 238022, 12th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) formerly 202648, Essex Regiment. Killed in action Tuesday 7 August 1917. Born and enlisted Luton. Brother of Archie (above). In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born Luton, son of Clara Hurry (a widow), resident 31, Elizabeth Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Luton, an Apprentice, son of Clara Hurry (a widow), resident 10, Selbourne Road, Luton. Attested 11 December 1915 in Luton, aged 22 years 3 weeks, resident 56, Princess Street, Luton, a Munition Worker/Miller, unmarried, height 5 feet 8 inches, weight 9 stone, chest 35 inches. Married Elsie May Giles 21 May 1917 in Luton, resident 56, Princess Street, Luton, later 11 Gladstone Avenue, Luton. With B.E.F. 29 May 1917. Posted to 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment 3 June 1917, joined 15th Battalion 3 June 1917, transferred to 12th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment 18 June 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 49 and 51. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial
HURST Harry
Private 10449, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 May 1915. born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Luton, a Straw Worker, son of Frederick Hurst (a widower), resident 199, North Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
HURST Walter John
Private 22265, 7th (Service) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 15 December 1916. Born Ackley, Bucks, enlisted Oxford. Resident 2, Whitby Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq, Panel 17.
HUTCHENS, MC William
Sergeant Major 17229, 21st Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died on service 17 October 1918. Aged 36. Born Chatham, Kent, enlisted Aldershot, Hampshire. Married. Son of Rose Hutchens and the late Henry Hutchens (Sergt.-Major Royal Engineers); husband of Maud Ethel (nee Thurley) Hutchens, of "Linfield," 10, Spencer Road, Luton, Beds, married October to December Quarter 1910 in Luton. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE, Seine-Maritime, France. Division 62. Plot V. Row K. Grave 2.
HUTCHINGS George
Private 4229, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 16 August 1915. Aged 20. Born 27 August 1895. Resident and enlisted Luton. Son of William John and Sarah Ann Hutchings, of 30, Canning St., Bedford. Admitted to Ampthill Road Boys' School, Bedford 18 March 1907, son of William Hutchings, of 6 Pilcroft Street, Bedford. previously educated in Wootton, left 2 May 1907 to go to Clapham Road School. In the 1912, 1913 and 1914 Electoral Registers he was resident 15, Great Northern Road, Dunstable. See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 55 and 218.
HYDE Charles Frederick
Private 2724, 1st/24th (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's), London Regiment. Killed in action 26 May 1915. Resident Luton, enlisted St. Albans. Unmarried. Resident 93, High Town Road, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Luton,son of George William and Lavinia Hyde, resident 93, High Town Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Luton, a Straw hat Worker, son of George William and Lavinia Hyde, resident 93, High Town Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panels 46 & 47.
HYDE William
Sergeant 13379, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 2 July 1916. Aged 35. Born and resident Toddington, Beds, enlisted Bedford. Married. Son of George and Ann Hyde; husband of Alice Hyde, of 45, Collingdon Street, Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 28.
HYND Alexander
Private G/24964, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds 2 July 1918. Aged 19. Born Bognor, Sussex, resident Hexton, Hertfordshire, enlisted Hitchin. Son of Henry and Alice Hynd, of Hexton, Hitchin, Herts. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born South Bersted, Sussex, at school, son of Henry Turnbull and Alice Sarah Ameilia Hynd, resident Hexton, Hitchin, Hertfordshire. In 1916, aged 17, he was admitted as a Weighman, Railway Workers into Luton Branch of National Union of Railwaymen (GNR). Buried in BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, GEZAINCOURT, Somme, France. Plot III. Row G. Grave 13.

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