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LUTON WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1 - SURNAMES M

World War 1
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2019
extra information Ian Kelly

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.

MACKRILL Edwin
Acting Corporal 43166, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment formerly 20086, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1916. Born East Bury, Berks, enlisted Wolverton, Bucks. Resident 22, Cumberland Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.
MAHON Arthur Thomas
Rifleman 301057, 1st/5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade), London Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 19. Born 8 July 1896. Resident Luton, enlisted London. Unmarried. Resident 48, Napier Road, Luton. Son of the Rev. E. B. Mahon and Agnes Catherine Mahon, of 163, Harlaxton Rd., Grantham. Admitted to Luton, Modern School 9 November 1909, son of Rev. E. B. Mahon, left 24 July 1912 to attend Finsbury Technical College, previously educated at Middlesborough High School for 3 years. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, born Aberdeen Res, Aberdeenshire, at school, son of Edward Branch and Agnes Catherine Mahon, resident 9, Dunstable Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 D.
MALLETT John Francis
Private 2749, "B" Company, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 18 May 1915. Aged 20. Born 15 August 1894, and resident, North Mimms, Herts, enlisted Herford. Baptised 25 November 1894 in North Mimms, Hertfordshire, son of Benjaminm and Alice Frances mallett. Unmarried. Employed at Barclays Bank, Luton. Son of Benjamin (a school master) and Alice Frances Mallett, of The Cedars, North Mimms, Hatfield, Herts. Enlisted September 1914. Proceeded to France, November 1914. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Hertfordshire, son of Benjamin and Alice F Mallett, resident Balloon Corner, the School House, North Mimms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Admitted to Barnet, Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, 26 June 1905, aged 10 years 10 months, left December 1905. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born North Mimms, Hertfordshire, a Bank Clerk, son of Benjamin and Alice Frances Mallett, resident The School House, North Mimms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire. On 17 June 1912 the notes of Leighton Buzzard British School show he obtained a Third Class in the Natural Sciences Tripos, Cambridge University (June 1912). No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, as de Calais, France. Panel 47.
MANNING Frederick George
Private 22956, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29 April 1917. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Ampthill. Married Rosetta Catlin in the July to September Quarter 1914 in Luton. Resident 105, Boyle Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.
MANNING Harry
Pioneer 206755, "L" Special Company, Royal Engineers formerly 22339, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 3 June 1917. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Birth registered in the April to June Quarter 1897 in Luton. Unmarried. Resident 64, Frederic Street. Son of William George and Georgina Manning, of 64, Frederic St., Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 13, born Luton, a Barber's Apprentice, son of William G and Georgina Manning, resident 64, Frederic Street, Luton. Buried in TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK, Nord, France. Plot I. Row M. Grave 15.
MANTZ Ralph
Lance Corporal P/16042, 3rd Area Company, Military Foot Police, Military Police Corps formerly Sapper 78361, Royal Engineers. Died in Wardown V.A.D. Hospital, Luton, from Septic Endocarditis, Influenza and Pneumonia 30 April 1919, admitted 26 March 1919. Aged 27. Born 23 June 1893 in Dunstable, resident Luton, enlisted Decmber 1914 in Liverpool. Baptised 28 November 1905 in Linslade, son of Francis George and Emily Mantz. Unmarried. Resident 32, Cardiff Road. Son of Francis George (a decorator) and Emily Mantz. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, born Dunstable, a House Painter, son of Francis george and Emily Mantz, resident 104, Wing Road, Linslade, Leighton Buzzard. Attested 16 December 1914 in Liverpool as Sapper 78361, Royal Engineers, aged 21 years 6 months, resident 22, Belmonth Road, Luton, a Painter by trade, unmarried, height 6 feet, weight 144 lbs, chest 31 inches, transferred to Military Foot Police 12 August 1918, appointed Lance Corporal 12 August 1918. Served with the B.E.F. in France 30 May 1915 to 13 August 1917. Suffered the effects of gas and hospitalised between 14 August 1917 and 7 September 1917. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 2892.
MARLOW Charles
Lance Corporal 25509, 112th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 20274, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 11 April 1917. Aged 23. Born 22 May 1894 in King's Walden, Herts, resident Welwyn, Herts, enlisted Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Baptised 5 October 1894 in Kings Walden, Hertfordshire, son of Arthur and Elizabeth Marlow, resident King's Walden. Admitted to Kings Walden, Ley Green National School 26 April 1898, son of Arthur Marlow, resident Wants End, left 3 November 1899 having moved to Breachwood Green. Admitted tom Kings Walden, Breachwood Green Junior, Middle & Infant School in 1899, son of Arthur Marlow. Unmarried. Resident 2, Henry Street. Son of Arthur and Elizabeth Marlow, of 4, Henry St., Luton, Bedfordshire. In the 1901 census he was ageed 6, son of Arthur and Elizabeth Marlow, resident Breachwood Green, Kings Walden, Hitchin, Hertfordshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Walden Parish, Hertfordshire, a Farm Labourerer, son of Arthur and Elizabeth Marlow, resident Breachwood Green, King's Walden, Welwyn Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 10.
MARLOW John Alfred
Private 19944, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 19 April 1916. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Resident 30, Spring Place. In the 1901 census he was aged 2, born Luton, son of John and Louisa Marlow, resident 30, Spring Place, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born Luton, at school, son of John and Louisa Marlow, resident 30, Spring Place, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
MARSH Albert Edward
Private 271129, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment formerly 8089, London Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 1 February 1918. Aged 19. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Son of Mrs. L Marsh, of 30, St. Ann's Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born Luton, at school, son of Charles George and Lily Marsh, resident 30, St Ann's Road, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 2, born Luton, son of Charles G and Lily Marsh, resident Cottage, 22, at rear of Langley Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born Luton, at school, son of Charles George and Lily Marsh, resident 30, St Ann's Road, Luton. Brother of George Charles (below). Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Plot Y. Row S. Grave 50.
MARSH Charles George
[Listed as George Charles on memorial and in Luton RoH] Corporal 201398, "C" Company, 1st/4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 11 December 1917. Aged 27. Born Luton, Beds, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Son of Charles George and Lily Marsh, of 30, St. Ann's Road, Luton, Bedfordshire. Brother of Albert Edward (above). In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Luton, son of Charles G and Lily Marsh, resident Cottage, 22, at rear of Langley Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Luton, a Moulder at Foundry, son of Charles George and Lily Marsh, resident 30, St Ann's Road, Luton. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot G. Grave 4.
MARSHALL Archibald
Private 47728, 14th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 22 August 1918. Born Hitchin, Herts, enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Unmarried. Resident 10, Queen Square, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 13, born Hitchin, Herts, son of Herbert and Mina marshall, resident 10, Queen Square, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7.

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

MARSHALL, A. Private, 14th Welch Regiment.
He was mobilised at the declaration of war and until January 1917 served on home duties with his battalion at various stations. He was then drafted to France, and took part in many engagements and was twice wounded. He later fought on the Somme, where he was killed in action in August 1918. He was entitled to the General Service ana Victory Medal.
10, Queen Square, Luton.
593/A.
MARSHALL Frederick Archer
Private 200315, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died on service 12 May 1918 in Palestine. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Married. Resident 6, Albert Terrace. in the 1901 census he was aged 14, born Luton, son of George and Minnie Marshall, resident 24, Albert Road, Luton. Buried in KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot D. Grave 144.
MARSHALL Frederick Leonard
Private 51742, 61st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 1289, Bedfordshire Yeomanry. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Aged 25. Born and resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Dunstable. Unmarried. Son of Frederick T. and Edith Marshall, of 18, Langley Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 7, born Luton, son of Frederick and Edith M<arshall, resident 49, Stuart Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 90 to 93.
MARSHALL Ralph
Corporal 31508, 64th Brigade, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 23347, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of shrapnel wounds to his arm 22 April 1917 in 16 General Hospital at Le Treport; wounds received 9 April 1917, admitted to 20 Casualty Clearing Station. Aged 22. Born and resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Ampthill. Unmarried. Eldest son of John and Elizabeth Marshall, of 44, Cambridge Street, Luton, Bedfordshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Luton, son of John and Elizabeth Marshall, resident 33, Albert Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Luton, a Straw Trade Clerk, son John and Elizabeth Marshall, resident 44, Cambridge Street, Luton. Attested 17 November 1915 in Amphill, aged 20 years 9 months, a Warehouseman by trade, unmarried, height 5 feet 8¾ inches, weight 122 lbs, chest 34 inches. son of John Marshall, of 44, Cambridge Street, Luton. With machine Gun Corps Group Overseas 25 June 1916. Appointed Lance Corporal 14 November 1916, Acting Corporal 19 January 1917, Corporal 20 March 1917. Embarked Folkestone, disembarked Booulogne 25 June 1916, joined Base Depot 26 June 1916. Buried in MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 10A.
MARTIN Daniel Thomas
Gunner (Waggoner) 277580, 119th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of shrapnel wounds to the chest in O.C. 12 General Hospital, near Rouen, on 30 September 1918. Born 1869 in Penn near Chalfont St Giles, Bucks. Resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Andover, Hampshire. Moved to Luton in 1890's and married his wife Annie in 27 January 1894 in Luton, resident 22 St. Annes Road, Luton. Enlisted in Royal Garrison Artillery in 1914 and served overseas from 21 December 1914, a Wheeler Gunner by trade. height 5 feet 9 inches, weight 160 lbs, chest 40½ inches. In 1918 he was with 119 Heavy Brigade and was severely wounded by a shell fragment on 16 August 1918. In the 1871 census he was aged 1, born Buckinghamshire, son of Thomas and Ellen Martin, resident Penn Church, Penn, Amersham, Buckinghamshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 32, born Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, a Carpeneter, married to Annie, resident 48, Kings Road, Luton. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section S. Plot II. Row E. Grave 18.
MARTIN John William
Private G/14844, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action on 21 October 1916. Aged 18. Born Luton 1899 and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Son of Francis Joseph and Alice Susannah Martin, of 198, North Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 2, born Luton, son of Joseph and Alice Martin, resident 109, Park Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born Luton, son of Joseph and ALice Martin, resident Ramridge End, Stopsley, Luton. Buried in GRANDCOURT ROAD CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, Somme, France. Row A. Grave 64.
MARTIN Percy Sidney
Private 23730, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action near Beaucourt on 13 November 1916 during Battle of the Ancre. Born 1895, and resident Luton, enlisted Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Unmarried. Resident 23, Back Street. Son of Mary Ann Martin and step-son of James Webb. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Luton, a Plait Dyer, step-son of James Webb, son of Mary Ann Ebb, resident 23, Back Street, Luton. Buried in ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot VII. Row D. Grave 39.

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

MARTIN, P. S., Private, 4th Bedfordshire Regt.
Volunteering in December 1915, he was sent to France at the conclusion of his training in he following July. Subsequently, he took part in much heavy fighting on the Somme, and was killed in action near Arras on November 13th, 1916 He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
23, Back Street, Luton.
1962/A.
MARTIN William Frederick
Private G/4018 [CWGC G/4108], 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. First served overseas on 4 May 1915 and was killed in action less than two weeks later at Festubert on 16 May 1915. Aged 19. A "Boy Soldier". Born Clapham on 30 November 1899, resident and enlisted Croydon, Surrey. Son of Ernest John and Ada A Martin, of 54, Priory Rd., West Croydon, Surrey. In 1911 census lived at Mitcham near Croydon. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4 and 5. [Luton connection not known but these are the details from the Luton RoH]
MASKELL Stanley George
Private 29209, 13th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 28 April 1917. Aged 31. Born Dunstable. Lived and enlisted Luton. Son of George and Minnie Maskell, of 59, Dudley St., Luton; husband of Bertha (nee Ward) Maskell, of 168, Dallow Road, Luton, Beds, married July to September Quarter 1911 in Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 4, born Dunstable, son of Lamech G and Minnie K Maskell, resident Cross Street, Dunstable, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 14, born Dunstable, a House Painter, son of Samuel G and Minnie K Maskell, resident Volunteer Drill Hall, 3, Church Street, Dunstable, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 24, born Dunstable, a House Painter, son of Lamech George and Minnie Kate Maskell, resident 39, Dudley Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7. See also George Kent Ltd
MATHER William
Private 202793, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 30 March 1918. Aged 37. Born Turton, Lancashire, resident and enlisted Luton. Married. Resident Beech Hill Homes. Son of William and Sarah Jane Mather, of 1, School View, Edgworth, Bolton; husband of Emily Lizzie Mather, of 9, Priory Crescent, Gedling, Nottingham. Superintendent Beech Hill Homes, Luton. In the 1881 census he was newborn, born Lancashire, son of William and Sarah Jane Mather, resident Old Mans, Turton, Bolton, Lancashire. In the 1891 census he was aged 10, born Lancashire, a Cotton Weaver, son of William and Sarah Jane Mather, resident Blackburn Road, Edgeworth, Bolton, Lancashire. In the 1901 census he was aged 20, born Lancashire, an Indigo Blue Dipper Calico, son of William and Sarah J Mather, resident 463, Blackburn Road, Edgeworth, Bolton, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 89 and 90.
MATTHEWS Edwin
Lance Corporal 26047, 64th Protection Company, Royal Defence Corps. Died 2 November 1918. Aged 39. Married. Son of David and Letitia Matthews, of Kensworth, Herts; husband of Annie Elizabeth Matthews, of 38, Park Road West, Luton. In the 1881 census he was newborn, born Kensworth, son of David and letitia Matthews, resident in the Village, Kensworth (Herts), Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 10, born Kensworth, a scholar, son of David and Letitia Matthews, resident Village Road, Kensworth, Luton, Bedfordshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 30, born Kensworth, Kerts, an Army Pensioner Caretaker Elementary Schools, married to Annie Matthews with one son and two daughters, resident 59, Old Bedford Road, Luton. In the 1914 Electoral Register he was resident 59, Old Bedford Road, Luton. Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Plot Z. Row R. Grave 30.
MATTHEWS Harry
Gunner 123535, "A" Battery, 58th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 17 June 1917. Born and enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD, Nord, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 47.
MAY Thomas Henry Alfred
Private 33272, 2nd Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment) formerly 29414, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 7 February 1917. Aged 42. Born Stratford, Essex, enlisted Leamington. Resident 28, Princess Street, Luton. Son of Mrs. Lucy May, of 177, Victoria Street, Dunstable, Beds, and the late Thomas May; husband of Selina (nee Howe) May, of 4, Warneford Terrace, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, married 2 December 1906 in West Ham, St Thomas, Essex, resident 41, Rosher Road. Buried in GUARDS' CEMETERY, COMBLES, Somme, France. Grave lost. Priez Farm Memorial 2.
MAYHEW Charles
Driver 41932, 8th Reserve Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died 15 January 1918. Aged 48. Unmarried. Resident 54, Hampton Road. Enlisted in Bedford in 1909. Inscription in Holy Trinty Churchyard. Buried at BISCOT (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, Bedfordshire. Grave reference 28. 114.
MAYLES Horace [Charles]
Lance Corporal 45373, 124th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 29338, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Ypres, 20 September 1917. Aged 24. Birth registered in the July to September Quarter 1893 in Luton. Born Leagrave, Beds, enlisted Luton. Son of Charles and Harriet; husband of Elsie M. (nee Odell) Mayles, of 14, Wood Street, Luton, married January to March Quarter 1914 in Luton.  In the 1901 census he was aged 7, born Leagrave, son of Charles and harriett mayles, resident Midland Road, Leagrave, Luton. Attended Leagrave Board Mixed/Junior School in 1904, 1905, Leagrave Council School 1906, 1907. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Leagrave, a Hat Stiffener, son of Harriet Mayles (a widow), resident 28, Maple Road, Luton. Admitted to 139th Field Ambulance 15 November 1916 suffering from boils, transferred to 41st Divisional Rest Station (DRS) 16 November 1916. Inscription in Holy Trinty Churchyard. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 154 to 159.

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

MAYLES, H. C., L/Corporal, Bedfordshire Regt., and Machine Gun Corps.
He joined in May 1916, and after training was sent to the Western Front. Whilst in this theatre of wax he served with his unit in various sectors, and took pan in heavy fighting until he was unfortunately killed in action near Ypres on September 20th, 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
14, Wood Street, Luton.
1987.
MAYNARD Leonard Arthur
Private 118324, 56th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 536870, London Regiment. Died of wounds 25 March 1918. Aged 24. Born 24 September 1893 in St. Mary's, Luton, Beds, enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 9, Kenilworth Road. Son of F. and A. Maynard, of Luton, Beds; husband of M. E. Maynard, of Howe Green Cottage, Great Hailingbury, Bishop's Stortford, Herts. In the 1901 census he was aged 7, born Luton, son of Arthur and A. F. C. Maynard, resident 16, Melson Street, Luton. Admitted to Luton, Modern School 17n September 1907, son of Arthur Maynard, resident 16, Melson Street, Luton, left 21 December 1909 to become a Clerk in a Firm of Boilermakers. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Luton, an Engineering Clerk, resident 16, Melson Street, Luton. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXXI. Row H. Grave 23.
McCORMACK Robert
Private 10692, 1st Battalion, Irish Guards. Killed in action 3 November 1918. Aged 26. Born Abbeylara, Co. Longford, Ireland, resident Plumstead, Kent, enlisted Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. Unmarried. Resident 29, Boyle Street. Son of Patrick and Amy McCormack, of 14, Kellett Road, Brixton, London. Buried at SEBOURG BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Row B. Grave 18.
McCORMICK Ronald Wellwood
Sergeant 3112, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 16 July 1916. Unmarried. Resident Salisbury Arms, Wellington Street. In the 1911 census he was aged 30, born Chilvers Coton, Nuneaton, son of Gilbert S and Elizabeth McCormick, resident 27, Buxton Road, Luton. Buried at SUEZ WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot B. Grave 58.

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

McCORMICK, R., Sergeant, 1/5th Bedfordshire Regiment.
He was mobilised at the outbreak of war, and in July 1915 was drafted to the Dardanelles. He took part in the fighting, during the landing at Suvla. Ray, and in the subsequent engagements until the Evacuation of the Peninsula. He suffered ill-health, was transferred to Egypt, invalided to hospital, 2nd subsequently died on July 16th, 1916. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
"Salisbury Arms," Wellington Street, Luton.
1877.
McDONALD Benjamin aka Ben
Private 30131, 7th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 21 September 1918. Aged 19. Born Shap, Westmorelandshire, resident and enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Unmarried. Resident 64, Dallow Road. Son of Benjamin and Susan McDonald, of 4, Holland Rd., Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 11, born Shap, Westmorland, at school, son of Benjmain and Susan McDonald, resident 64, Dallow Road, Luton. Inscription in Holy Trinty Churchyard. Buried in UNICORN CEMETERY, VENDHUILE, Aisne, France. Plot III. Row F. Grave 5.
McDONNELL Horace George
Private 31903, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 12 April 1917. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Resident 29, Malvern Road. In the 1901 census he was aged 3, born Luton, son of Walter John and Alice McDonnell, resident 11, Chapel Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 13, born Luton, at school, son of Walter John and Alice McDonnell, resident 29, Malvern Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.
McMAHON John Patrick
Private 200760, 5th/6th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 9 May 1918. Aged 20. Native of Glasgow. Unmarried. Son of John and Mary McMahon, of 46, Rothesay Rd., Luton, Beds; brother of Joseph (below). Buried in ARNEKE BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 22.
McMAHON Joseph Leo
[Listed under his brothers's name on SDGW] Private 31043, 2nd/5th Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers. Died in Ireland 7 July 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Son of John and Mary McMahon, of 46, Rothesay Rd., Luton, Beds; brother of John (above). Buried in the South-East part of new ground in ENNIS (DRUMCLIFF) CEMETERY, County Clare, Republic of Ireland.
McPHEAT John
Sergeant 35986,  2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action 7 June 1917.  Aged 36.  Born Perth, resident and enlisted Luton.  Married. Son of the late Stewart and Margaret McPheat;  husband of Jessie M. Kirk McPheat of 33 John Street, Luton.  No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.  Panel 31 & 33. See also Leagrave

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

McPHEAT, J., Sergeant, 2nd Bedfordshire Regt.
Volunteering in August 1914, he was drafted to the Dardanelles in the following year and was present at the landing at Suvla Bay and the subsequent engagements until the Evacuation of the Peninsula., He was later transferred to the Western Front and took part in the engagements at Ypres and Messines, until he was unfortunately killed in action on June 7th, 1917. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
33, John Street. Luton.
1883/A.
MEAD Albert Edward
Private 19125, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 2 July 1918. Aged 25. Born Kimpton, Hertfordshire, resident St. Albans, enlisted Bedford. Husband of Bertha Emily Mead, of 70, Park Corner, St. Albans, Herts. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Kimpton, Hertfordshire, a General Labourer, lodging at 140, Hartley Road, Luton. Buried in WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row H. Grave 2.
MEAD, MM,DCM. Albert William

Sergeant 22714, 142nd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 2543, 1st/24th Battalion, London Regiment. Died of wounds 16 June 1917. Resident Luton, enlisted St. Alban's. Unmarried. Son of H. J. and Helen Mead, of 33, Portland Road, Luton. Enlisted September 1914. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.)[while with London Regiment - L.G. 3 June 1916] and Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.)[London Gazette 25 August 1917]. In the 1911 census he was aged 24, born Hoxton, London, a Warehouseman Straw Hat, son of Henry and Helen Mead, resident 17, George Street West, Luton. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No.4 Plot IV. Row E. Grave 12.

D.C.M. Citation London Gazette 25 August 1917:

22714 Sgt. A.W. Mead, M.G.C.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during three days' heavy hostile shelling. He successfully got his gun into position and inflicted considerable casualties upon the enemy before being ordered to withdraw. He captured three prisoners and a machine gun, and was seriously wounded on the fourth day, having inspired his men greatly by his gallant conduct throughout the operations.

MEAD Frederick Charles
Gunner 315376, 1st (Wessex) Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 6 May 1917. Aged 23. Born Leighton Buzzard, Beds, enlisted Waterned. Unmarried. Son of William and Fanny Mead, of 54, Dallow Road, Luton, Bedfordshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Leighton Buzzard, a Driller Iron, son of William and Fanny Mead, resident 54, Dallow Road, Luton. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row K. Grave 7.
MEAD Jesse
Lance Corporal 17130, Fenny Stratford Signal Depot, Royal Engineers. Died in United Kingdom 31 August 1916. Aged 30. Born Houghton Regis, Beds, enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Married. Resident 83, Spencer Road. Son of the late William Mead; husband of Minnie (nee Warren) Mead, of 4, Malvern Rd., Luton, married Octber to December Quarter 1913 in Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 5, born Houghton Regis, a scholar, son of William and Eliza Mead, resident Cumberland Street, Houghton Regis, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 15, born Houghton Regis, a Horse Boy, son of William and Eliza Mead, resident 2, Cumberland Street, Houghton Regis, Luton. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 4297.
MEAD Percy

Rifleman 46998, 12th (Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps posted to 2nd/15th County of London Battalion (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles), London Regiment formerly 20171 (SDGW 11038), Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 17 October 1918. Born and enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire, resident Sittingbourne, Kent. Son of Lucy Mead, of 32, Dorset Street, Luton, Bedfordshire. Originally discharged being under age. In the 1911 census he was aged 11, born Luton, son of Thomas and Lucy Mead, resident 58, Kings Road, Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in LA KREULE MILITARY CEMETERY, HAZEBROUCK, Nord, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 6.

Service records:

Attested as 20171, Bedfordshire Regiment on 7 April 1915 at Luton, aged 19 years 7 months, a Straw Worker, single, height 5 feet 4½ inches, weight 114 lbs, chest 34½ inches, a Labourer. Son of Lucy Mead, of 32, Dorset Street, Luton, Bedfordshire. Attested 7 April 1915, joined Battalion at Bedford 8 April 1915, posted 15 April 1915. Discharged 17 December 1915 under Para 392 (vi) King's Regulations being under age on enlistment.

Extract from National Roll fo the Great War 1914-1918, Section V - Luton, page 235:

MEAD, P., Rifleman, 2/15th King's Royal Rifle Corps.
He volunteered in 1915, and proceeded to France in the following year. He took part in much heavy fighting at Ypres, Arras and Vimy Ridge, where he was severely wounded. He subsequently died from the effects of his wounds at the 17th Casualty Clearing Station on October 17th, 1918. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
32, Dorset Street, Luton.
941/B.
MEADE Horace Ethelbert
Rifleman 2264, 12th (County of London) Battalion (The Rangers), London Regiment. Died of wounds Sunday 9 May 1915. (GK Ltd Memorial says April 1915) Aged 23. Resident Luton, enlisted London. Admitted to 4th Stationary Hospital, 17 January 1915 with scabies, discharged to duty 21 January 1915. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 9. See also George Kent Ltd
MEAKINS William Cyril Frederick Charles
Sergeant 3635, 51st Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 14545, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Aged 22. Born and resident Luton, Beds, enlisted St. Albans. Birth registered in the October to December Quarter 1894 in Luton. Unmarried. Son of William and Ada Meakins, of 12A, Cardigan Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Luton, son of William and Ada Meakins, resident 88, Lea Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 10.
MEDCALF Sidney
Private 32647, "D" Company, 1st/4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 15 December 1917. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Unmarried. Son of Mrs. L. Medcalf, of 33, Ashton St., Luton, Bedfordshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 2, born Luton, son of Jonathan and Lizzie Medcalf, resident 33, Ashton Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born Luton, at school/Newsboy, son of John and Lizzie Medcalf, resident 33, Ashton Street, Luton, Luton. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot D. Grave 24.

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

MEDCALF, S., Private, 1/ 4th Norfolk Regiment.
He joined in February 1917, and was shortly afterwards drafted to Egypt. He took part in the British Advance in Palestine under General Allenby. but was unfortunately killed in action near Jerusalem on December 16th, 1917. He was reburied on June 27th, 1919, at Ramleh Military Cemetery, near Jaffa. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
33, Ashton Street, Luton.
2016/B.
MEE Harry
Lance Corporal 240980, 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment. Died of wounds in 18th General Hospital 11 November 1917. Aged 27. Born Walsall, Staffs, resident Manchester, enlisted Clay Cross, Derbyshire. Married. Husband of Alice (nee Theodorson) Mee, of 33, Salisbury Road, Luton, Bedfordshire., married in July to September Quarter 1916 in Luton. Admitted to 18th General Hospital 24 October 1917 with wounds to the head, left hand, back, left thigh and calf, and left knee, operated on 2 November 1917, died at 11:15 am 11 November 1917. Embarked Southampton 28 June 1915, disembarked Rouen 29 June 1915. Posted to 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters 4 April 1917. Medical examination 23 October 1914 in Chesterfield, aged 24 years, a Miner, height 5 feet 8 inches, weight 146 lbs, chest 37¼ inches. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXX. Row L. Grave 1A.
MEEDS Harry
[Listed a LEADS and 11th Battalion on SDGW and CWGC] Corporal 25317, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment formerly S/7660, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action 29 April 1918. Born Bournemouth, enlisted London. Resident late 2, Windsor Street. Buried in POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row K. Grave 17.
MEEKS George Arthur
Private 240216, 432nd Agricultural Company, Labour Corps trasnferred from 27511, 9th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of influenza at V.A.D. Hospital, Wardown, Luton, 25 November 1918. Brother of Walter Meeks, of Yelling, Huntingdonshire. Born Eltisley, Cambridgeshire 1879. Attested December 1915 in Salsibury, aged 36 years, a Roadman, unmarried, resident Toseland near St Neots, Huntingdonshire. Unmarried. Resident 43, Cambridge Street. Posted 9th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment 23 March 1916, transferred to 433rd Agricultural Company then transferred 432nd Agricultural Company, Labour Corps 11 August 1917. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 6083.
MELLOR Charles Richard
Gunner 656450, "C" Battery, 82nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (Territorial Force). Died of wounds 19 August 1918. Born Stoke-on-Trent, enlisted Hanley. Married Daisy Holton in the April to June Quarter 1918 in Luton. Resident 32, May Street. In the 1911 census he was aged 24, born Liverpool, a Motor Engineer, boarding at 229, Park Street, Luton. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section R. Plot III. Row F. Grave 21.
MERCHANT Herbert George

Second Lieutenant, 9th Battalion attached 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 28 September 1916. Aged 22. No place for birth, residence or enlistment given on SDGHW. Unmarried. Son of James Herbert and Maude Merchant, of 134, Castle Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Luton, son of James H and Ada M R Merchant, resident 14, Rothsay Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Luton, an Apprentice Furnishing Trade, boarding at 35, Elms Avenue, Eastbourne, Sussex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1917:

MERCHANT Herbert George of 134 Castle-street Luton Bedfordshire temporary second-lieutenant 9th (reserve) battalion attached 7th (service) battalion Bedfordshire regiment died 28 September 1916 in France or Belgium killed in action Administration Northampton 13 April to James Herbert Merchant furniture dealer.
Effects £142 17s.

MILLER Frank George
Private 27839, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 14 March 1917. Born Humberstone, Leics, enlisted and resident Luton. Unmarried. Resident 17, Oxford Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.
MILLER Frederick William
Private 7469, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Married. Resident 70, Highbury Road, Luton. [*** Cannot identify on CWGC, SDGW or Census - details from Luton RoH]
MIMMS James Hubert
Private 14405, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 28 September 1916. Aged 24. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Son of William and Sarah Ann Mimms, of 11, Peach Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Luton, son of William and Sarah Ann Mimms, resident 9, Vicarage Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Luton, a Tool Maker, son of William and Sarah Ann Mimms, of 11, Peach Street, Luton. Buried in MILL ROAD CEMETERY, THIEPVAL, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 33.
MITCHELL Albert Edward
Private 4401, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 3 September 1915. Resident and enlisted Luton. Married. Resident 8, Peach Street, Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 3, born Luton, a scholar, son of Arthur and Julia Mitchell, resident Skipps Yard, Back Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 12, born Luton, a scholar, grandson of Jane Hill (a widow), resident 11, Round Green, Luton. In the 1911 census he was agd 23, born Luton, an iron Moudler, nephew of George and Henrietta Buton, resident 58, Park Road West, Luton. See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 55 and 218.
MITCHELL Donald Victor
Rifleman 201158, 16th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps formerly S/19174, Rifle Brigade and TR/13/12850, Training Reserve Battalion. Died of wounds 15 April 1918. Born 3 March 1898 in Bradford, Yorkshire, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted London. Unmarried. Resident 8, Warwick Road, Luton. Admitted to Luton, Beech Hill High School, 25 October 1910, son of John Mitchell, of 8, Warwick Road, left 8 March 1912 when over 14 years of age, previously educated at Old Bedford Road school, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 13, born Bradford, Yorkshire, at school, son of John and Calara Alice Mitchell, resident 8, Warwick Road, Luton. Buried at TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK, Nord, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 1.
MOATE Robert John Cecil
[Listed as Cecil MOATE on SDGW] Lance Corporal 200634, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 20 Julty 1917. Resident and enlisted Luton. Birth registered in the January to March Quarter 1897 in Newport Pagnell Registration District, Buckinghamshire. Unmarried. Resident 100, Highbury Road, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Fenny Stratford, Buckinghamshire, son of Lizzie A M Moate (a widow), resident 76, Wenlock Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Panel 16.
MOODY Amos Charles
Driver 2720, 3rd/2nd East Anglian Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died in United Kingdom 10 December 1915. Aged 20. Death registered October to December Quarter 1895 in Luton, aged 20. Born and resident Marlow, Buckinghamshire, enlisted Luton. Resident 11, Edward Street, Luton. Son of Amos and Clara Moody, of 49, Chapel St., Marlow. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Marlow, Buckinghmashire, son of Amos and Calara, resident Dean Street, Marlow. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Marlow, Bucks, a Messenger, son of Amos Charles and Clara Moody, resident Trinity Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire. Buried in MARLOW CEMETERY, Buckinghamshire. Plot D. Row I. Grave 87. See also Luton Post Office
MOORE John Patrick
Private L/11719, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died at 46 casualty Clearing Station, France, of head wounds received in action 3 August 1917; wounded 31 July 1917. Born Hendon, Middlesex, enlisted London, resident Luton. Son of Michael Moore, of Valley Farm Cottage, Renton Lane, The Hyde, Kingsbury. Married, Ellen Howlett 15 March 1915 at Luton, resident 3, Shirley Road, Luton. Residence also given as 5, Old Bedford Road, Luton. Luton RoH states residence 33, Charles Street, Luton. Regular soldier transferred to Army Reserve 20 June 1912 at Bordon. Attested 10 August 1907 in London, resident Hendon, Middlesex, aged 18 years 2 months, a General Labourer, unmarried, height 5 feety 6¾ inches, weight 127 lbs, chest 34½ inches, fresh complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row E. Grave 27.
MOORHEAD Frederick John
Private G/50151, 11th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 4 May 1917. Born Newton Baug, Wrexford, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted London. Married Eleanor Gardner in the October to December Quarter 1909 in Luton. Resident 29, Chobham Street. In the 1901 census he was aged 20, born Ireland, son of Rebecca Moorhead, resident 30, Midland Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 30, born Newtownbarry Co., Winford, a Straw Hat Manufacturer, married to Eleanor, resident 29, Chobham Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

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

MOORHEAD, F. J., Private, 11th Middlesex Regt.
Joining in June tete, he was quickly drafted to the Western Front, where he took part in heavy fighting in the Somme sector. He was subsequently killed in action at Arras on May 4th, 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
25, Stockwood Crescent, Luton.
2098.
MOORING Sidney
Sapper 522873, 12th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Born and enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Son of Samuel Mooring, of 86, Corden Street, Luton. Married Alice Cook at St. Saviour's Church, Luton, 4 September 1909. Resident 7, St. Paul's Road. In the 1891 census he was aged 7, born Luton, a scholar, son of Samuel and Sarah Mooring, resident Church Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 26, born Luton, a House Painter, married to Alice Mooring, resident St Pauls Road, Luton. Attested 7 December 1915 in Luton, aged 31 years 3 months, a Painter by trade, resident 7, St Pauls Road, Luton, married, height 5 feet 7 inches, weight 144 lbs, waist 36 inches, religious denomination Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 1.

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

MOORING, S., Sapper, Royal Engineers.
He volunteered in May ism and after his training Nu. ceeded to France in 1917. Fie served with his unit in many engagements on the Western Front, and was killed in action on the Somme at the commencement of the German Offensive on March 27st, 1918. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
7, St. Paul's Road, Luton.
2764/A.
MOORING Stanley Frank
Private 9271, 2nd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 17 March 1915. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Resident 30, Pondwicks Road. In the 1891 census he as aged 3, born Luton, grandson of Charles and Esther Mooring, resident Park Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he as aged 12, born Luton, grandson of Charles Mooring, resident 75, Park Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21 and 31.

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

MOORING, S. F., Private, East Yorkshire Regt.
Called up from the Reserve on the outbreak of hostilities, he was quickly sent to Prance, where he took part in the Retreat from Mons and the Battles of Ypres and La Bassée. He was unfortunately killed in action at Mauve Chapelle on March 10th, 1915. He was entitled to the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
30, Pondswick Road, Luton.
500/A.
MORGAN Ernest
Private 3/7366, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 1 May 1916. Aged 19. Born Dunstable, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 16, Wimbourne Road. Son of Mrs. Morgan, of "The Haven," Toddington Rd., Leagrave, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Dunstable, son of Chares and Agnes, resident 92, Church Street, Dunstable, Luton. Attended Dunstable Ashton Boys' Elementary School. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Dunstable, a Green Grocer's Assistant, son of Agnes Morgan (a widow), resident 16, Wimborne Road, Luton. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 17. See also Totternhoe
MORGAN George
Signaller 13181, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25 November 1916. Aged 26. Born New Cross, Kent, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Poplar, Middlesex. Unmarried. Resident 2, Liverpool Road, Luton. Son of George Henry and Elizabeth Morgan, of London. Enlisted in August 1914. Buried in STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE, Seine-Maritime, France. Division 3. Row P. Grave 7.
MORGAN Henry
[Listed as Rifleman on SDGW] Lance Corporal 41476, 13th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles formerly 3929, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Married. Resident 8, Peach Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 138 to 140.

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

MORGAN, H., L/Cpl. 13th Royal Irish Rifles.
He volunteered in September 1914, and in the following year was drafted to the Dardanelles, subsequently taking part in the lauding at Suvla, Bay and in fighting at Anzac. After the evacuation of the Peninsula, he was transferred to France. where he served in several engagements, including those at Ypres and Arras, and was killed in action on August 16th, 1917. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
8, Peach Street, Luton.
2104.
MORRIS Albert Thomas
Gunner 147709, 139th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 2 September 1918. Aged 32. Married. Resident 22, Cumberland Street. Son of Richard and Mary Ann Morris, of Aston Clinton, Bucks.; husband of Mary Ann Morris, of 7, Ferndale Rd., Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 14.

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

MORRIS, A. T., Gunner, R.G.A.
He joined in March 1917, and later in the same year was drafted to France. He was in action in many engagements and fought during the German Offensive in 1918, and was killed in action near Arras on 2nd September 1918, during the subsequent Allied Advance. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
22, Cumberland Street, Luton.
2111.
MORRIS Alfred
Private 5843, 2nd/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Unmarried. Resident 94, Wellington Street. [*** Cannot identify on CWGC, SDGW or Census - details from Luton RoH]
MORRIS Charles Joseph
Private 68395, 17th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 6257, 5th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Admitted to 1st Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, France, with wounds to the back, died of those wounds 28 August 1917; originally wounded 19 August 1917. Aged 32. Born and enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Married. Husband of Clara Morris, of 12, Hampton Road, Luton, Bedfordshire. In the 1891 census he was aged 5, born Luton, a sxholar, son of Charles Morris (a widower), resident Hastings Street, Luton. In the 1901 censsu he was aged 16, born Luton, a Mechanical Fitter, son of Charles and Elizabeth Morris, resident 29, Havelock Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 26, born Luton, a Straw Hat Blocker, married to Calara with one son, resident 45, Dudley Street, Luton. Enlisted 24 June 1916 in Luton, aged 31 years 10 months, a Mechanic, born Luton, a Straw Hat Blocker, height 5 feet 6¾ inches, weight 126 lbs, chest 36 inches, religious denomination Church of England. Originally 6257, 25 Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, 5 Battalion 18 August 1916. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXV, Row N. Grave 6A.
MORSLEY Robert Charles
Private 3804, 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company (Infantry). Killed in action 15 November 1916. Aged 18. Born 18 November 1898. Resident Luton, enlisted Armoury House. Unmarried. Resident "Oak Wood," Hart Hill. Son of Charles and Martha Morsley, of "Oakwood," Crescent Rise, Luton. Admitted to Luton, Modern School 1910, son of C Morley, left 31 March 1915, previously educated at Waller Street Elementary School. Employed briefly in the Draw3ing Office of George kent Ltd before joining the H.A.C. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born Stratford, Essex, at school, son of Charles Morsley (a widower), resident 23, Park Street West, Luton. Enlisted H.A.C. 1915, unit 3, resident 21, Park Street West, Luton.Buried in ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot VII. Row B. Grave 13.
MORTIMER Harry
Private G/43929, 17th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 17 August 1917. Born Brentford, Middlesex, resident Greenford, Middlesex, enlisted Hounslow, Middlesex. Unmarried. Resident 5, Holly Walk, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

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

MORTIMER, H., Private, 17th Middlesex Regt.
He volunteered in September 1915, and in the following year proceeded to the Western Front. He was in action in many engagements, including those of Arras and the first Battle of the Somme, and was killed in action on April 27th, 1917, at the Battle of Vimy Ridge. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
5, Holy Walk, Luton.
2116.
MOULD Benjamin
Private T/202317, 3rd/4th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 10 October 1917. Aged 34. Born Winchester, hampshire, resident Maidenhead, Berkshire, enlisted Reading, Berkshire. Married. Resident 21, St. Paul's Road. Son of Henry and Sarah Mould, of Chilbolton, Hampshire; husband of Lily Eliza (nee Chaerry) Mould, of 29, St. Paul's Road, Luton, Beds, married October to December Quarter 1915 in Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 14 to 17.
MOULDEN Percy Herbert
Private 200847, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 3 November 1917. Resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Married. Resident 74, Ivy Road, Luton. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot XXX. Row B. Grave 5.
MOULSTER Charles
Lance Corporal 14546, Military Foot Police, Military Police Corps formerly 1215, Border Regiment. Died on service 31 October 1918. Aged 38. Born and resident Kensworth, enlisted Luton. Baptised 1 August 1880 in Kensworth, hertfordshire, son of James and Sarah Moulster. Unmarried. Resident Kensworth. In the 1881 census he was newborn, born Kensworth, Herfordshire, son of James and Sarah Moulster, resident In the Village, 2, Oak Terrace, Kensworth (Herts), Luton, Bedfordshire. In the 1881 census he was aged 10, born Kensworth, Herfordshire, a scholar, son of James and Sarah Moulster, resident Village Road, Kensworth, Luton, Bedfordshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 20, born Hertfordshire, a Labourer at Paper Mills, brother of Fred and Agnes Moulster, resident 153, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 29, serving with the military, Private, Border Regiment, born Kensworth, Bedfordshire, billetted at Sals Barracks, Rangoon, Burma. Buried in MONTECCHIO PRECALCINO COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Italy. Plot 8. Row D. Grave 12.
MOUSE Ewart Alfred
[Listed as Alfred Edward MOUSE on SDGW] Private 24368, 1st/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died in Luton 24 February 1919. Born and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 32, Hazelbury Crescent. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born Luton, son of Edward and Amelia Mouse, resident 30, Adelaide Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Luton, a Block Maker, son of Edward and Amelia Mouse, resident 7, Hazelbury Crescent, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10 and 11.
MULLETT - Albert
Sergeant 19166, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 2 June 1917. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Resident 25, Kenilworth Road. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
MUMFORD James
Private 7092, "B" Company, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 October 1914. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Hertford. Birth registered in the January to March Quarter 1883 in Luton. Son of the late William and Mahala Mumford; husband of Emily Helen Mumford, of Peter's Green, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 28, born Luton, a Rasilway Goods Porter, married to Emily Helen Mumford with one son, resident 136, Clarence Buildings, Clarence Road, Kentish Town N.W., St. Pancras, London. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10 and 11.
MUNNS Frederick James
Sergeant 10394,  2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards.  Killed in action 6 May 1918. Aged 35. Born Limbury, enlisted Bedford.  Baptised 1884 in Biscot, Bedfordshire, son of Charles and Jane Louisa Munns. Son of Charles and Jane Louisa Munns; husband of Ivy Plumb (nee Andrews) Munns, of 91 Douglas Street, Deptford, London, married 1906 in Biscot, Bedfordshire. In the 1891 census he was aged 7, born Limbury, son of Charles and Jane Munns, resident Cottage, Leagrave, Luton. Originally attested 19 October 1899 in Luton, aged 18 years, as 3816, 3rd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, a General Labourer, born and resident Limbury, Luton, unmarried, height 5 feet 62/10 inches, weight 130 lbs, chest 33 inches, fresh complexion, bue eyes, light brown hair, religious denomination Jewish. Embodied 8 May 1900 to 4 December 1900, appointed Lance Corpoal 8 May 1900, transferred to Grenadier Gaurds 22 July 1902. Buried in BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas-de-Calais, France. Plot XVI. Row C. Grave 6. See also Leagrave
MUNNS Walter
Private 276528.  6th Battalion Essex Regiment.  Formerly 6546 Bedfordshire Regiment.  Killed in action 26 March 1917.  Aged 29.  Born and resident Leagrave, enlisted Bedford.  Son of Frederick and Mary Munns of Oak road, Leagrave, Luton.  In the 1901 census he was aged 14, born Leagrave, an Errand Boy, son of Frederick and Mary Munns, resident High Street, Leagrave, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 23, born Leagrave, a Blocker Straw Hats, son of Frederick and Mary Munns, resident Oak Road, Leagrave, Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on   JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel.  Panels 33 to 39. Unmarried. Resident 24, Cardigan Street. See also Leagrave
MUNT Albert Edward
Private 269647, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment formerly 5664, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 31. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Married. Resident 11, Oxford Road. Son of Mrs. G. Munt, of Cherry Tree Cottages, Wheathampstead, Herts.; husband of Lillie F. Munt, of 15, Oxford Rd., Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 54 and 56.
MURDOCH Peter
Rifleman 2631, 17th (County of London) Battalion (Poplar and Stepney Rifles), London Regiment. Died of wounds 27 September 1915. Aged 20. Resident Luton, enlisted Bow, London. Native of Camelon, Falkirk. Unmarried. Son of Peter and Ann Murdoch, of 9, Conway Road, Luton, Bedfordshire. Buried in NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 34.
MUTTON Edward Harry
Private 2775, 1st/8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment. Killed in action 17 April 1916. Aged 23. Born Kettering, Northants, resident Luton, enlisted Newark, Notts. Married. Resident 13, Newcombe Road. Husband of Mary A. (nee Sibey) Mutton, of 5, Eggleston's Yard, Lombard St., Newark, Notts, married October to December Quarter 1913 in Newark Registration District, Nottinghamshire. . Buried in ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 25.

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