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LUTON WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1 - SURNAMES S

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.

SADDINGTON George Herbert
Sergeant 240289, 2nd/5th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 28 September 1917 at 6:40 p.m. Born Coalville, Leics., resident Ellistown, Leics., enlisted Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leics. Resident 58, Chapel Street, Luton. Married Annie Galton in the July to September Quarter 1915 in Luton. He was the son of Thomas and Louisa Saddington. George having been wounded earlier in the war when serving with the 5th Battalion of the Leicestershire Regiment was reposted to the 2nd/5th Battalion on his recovery. He was wounded during the attack on Polygon Wood on the 26th September 1917, and was taken to a hospital to the south of Poperinghe where he died from his injuries on the 28th September. Other sources show his place of residence as Ellistown, Leics. Buried in NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row D. Grave 1.
SALT George William
Sapper 242710, 482nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of Acute Cerebro Spinal Meningitis at 1st Eastern General Hospital, Cambridge, in United Kingdom 18 April 1917. Born Hitchin, Herts, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Chatham, Kent. Resident 2, Stanley Street, Luton. Married Florence Alexandra Cole 25 September 1912 in Luton. In the 1915 Electoral Register he was resident 2, Stanley Street, Luton. Attested 28 February 1917, aged 34 years 7 months, a Coach Painter by trade at Vauxhall Motor Works, Luton, married resident 2, Stanley Street, Luton, height 5 feet 7 inches, chest 35½ inches, fresh complexion, dark brown hair, blue eyes. Served at home from 28 February 1917 to 18 April 1917, never left United Kingdom. Discharge issued 23 April 1917. Buried in HITCHIN CEMETERY, Hertfordshire. North East. Grave CXXIX B. See also Luton, Vauxhall Motors
SANDERS Horace Clark
Gunner 800520, "A" Battery, 255th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 27 February 1917. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Luton. Son of E. C. and Lizzie Sanders, of 20, Cardigan Street, Luton. Unmarried. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Luton, an Engineer Apprentice, son of Edwin C and Lizzie Sanders, resident 62, Harcourt Street, Luton. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 11.
SANDERS Horace John

Private 27496, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 2 August 1917. Aged 29. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Son of John and Sarah Agnes Sanders, of 54, Hastings Street, Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 1, born Luton, son of John and Sarah A Sanders, resident Dumfries Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 13, born Luton, son of John and Sarah A Sanders, resident 54, Hastings Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 23, born Luton, a farmer, son of John and Sarah Agnes Sanders, resident 54, Hastings Street, Luton. In the 1912 Electoral Register he was resident 54, Hastings Street, Luton. Buried in MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, MONCHY-LE-PREUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 28.

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1917:

SANDERS Horace John of 54 Hastings-street Luton Bedfordshire private 27496 7th battalion Norfolk regiment died 2 August 1917 in France Administration Northampton 28 December to John Sanders grocer. Effects £331 14s.

SAUNDERS Albert Edgar
Private 235327, 5th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Suffered wounds to the spine causing Paraplegia, transferred to Unitd Kngdom, admitted to The King George Hospital, Stamford Street, London, 2 May 1918, died of those wounds 24 November 1918. Resident 2, Wood Street, Luton. Married Ellen Pestell 26 December 1910 in Luton, one daughter. In the 1891 census he was aged 6, born Luton, a scholar, son of George and Ann Saunders, resident High Town Road, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 16, born Luton, a Straw Hat Packer, son of George and Ann Saunders, resident 167, High Town Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 26, born Luton, a Straw Hat Blocker, married to Ellen, resident 2, Wood Street, Luton. Attested 7 June 1916 in Luton, aged 31 years 10 months, resident 2, Wood Street, Luton, a Hat Blocker, married, height 5 feet6 5½ inches, chest 34 inches, weight 119 lbs. Originally attested as 4486, 5th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment transferred to 5th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment) 24 June 1917. Discharged from service under Para 392 (xvi) King's Regulations 27 August 1918. Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Plot Y. Row H. Grave 18.
SAUNDERS Horace Edward
Private 48526, 1st (Garrison) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment formerly 39818, 1st (Reserve) Garrison Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died on service in Egypt 19 September 1918. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Saunders, of 6, Beeson End, Harpenden, Herts. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Bedfordshire, son of Alfred and Rose Saunders, resident Coopers Lane, Enfield, Edmonton, Middlesex. Attested 8 June 1917 in Bedford, resident 6, Beeson End, Harpenden, Herts, aged 20 years 7 months, a Tramway Motorman, unmarried, height 5 feet 7 inches, weight 159 lbs, chest 38 inches, religious denomination Church of England. Served at home 8 June 1917 to 15 Ocotber 1917 then transferred to Northamptonshire Regiment, with the E.E.F., 16 October 1917, joined regiment at El Arish 4 November 1917. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot CC. Grave 45.
SAVAGE Herbert John
Private 99640, 8th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment) formerly 8800, Bedfordfshire Regiment. Killed in action 11 September 1918. Born 8 June 1888 in Bedford, resident and enlisted Luton. Resident 305, High Town Road, Luton. Married Priscilla M Cox in the October to December Quarter 1912 in Bedford. In the 1891 census he was aged 2, born Bedford, son of Azor and Mary E Savage, resident Beaconsfield Street, Bedford. Admitted to Harpur Trust Boys' School, Bedford, 2 December 1896, son of Azor Savage, of 13, Beaconsfield Street, Bedford, left 9 July 1902 due to ill health. In the 1901 census he was age 12, born Bedford, son of Azor and Mary E Savage, resident 19, Park Road West, Bedford. In Kelly's Directory, Bedfordshire, 1910 he was a shopkeeper, of 11, Park Road West, Bedford. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, born Bedford, a Pork Butcher Grocer, son of Mary Elizabeth Savage (a widow), resident 71, Park Road West, Bedford. No known grave. Commemorated in VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3 and 4.

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

SAVAGE, H. J., Private, 8th King's (Liverpool Regiment).
He joined in November 1916, and in the following March was drafted to France. He fought at Ypres, and was wounded and invalided home. On recovery he rejoined his fighting unit, and on September 11th, 1918, was reported missing. He was later presumed to have been killed in action on that date. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
305, High Town Road, Luton.
4955.
SAXTY William John [Arthur]
Sergeant 4749, 60th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 22446, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 9 February 1917. Born Bathwick, Bath, Somerset, enlisted Luton. Resident 40, High Town Road, Luton. Married. In the 1891 census he was aged 10, born Bath, Somerset, a scholar, adopted son of Charles and SaraCaseley, resident Sydney Buildings, George Street, Bathwick, Bath, Somerset. Buried in GUILLEMONT ROAD CEMETERY, GUILLEMONT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row K. Grave 2.
SCALES Alfred
Private 89760, 44th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died on service 23 August 1917. Aged 36. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Scales, of 66, Dudley Street, Luton. Married. In the 1891 census he was aged 9, born Harpenden, Herts, a scholar, son of William and Harriet Scales, resident Old Bedford Road, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 1, born Harpenden, Herts, a Straw Hat Machinist, son of William and Harriet Scales, resident 3, Napier Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 29, born harpenden, herts, a Styraw Hat Machinist, married to Annie Elizabeth Scales with one duaghter and two sons, resident 60, Dudley Street, Luton. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XVIII. Row D. Grave 7.

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

SCALES, A., Private, R.A.M.C.
He volunteered in September 1914, and in the following year was sent to France. He was engaged on important duties in the forward areas, being in action at the Battles of Ypres and the Somme. He was mortally wounded on August 22nd, 1917, and died on the following day. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
66, Dudley Street, Luton.
4501.

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1918:

SCALES Alfred of 66 Dudley-street Luton Bedfordshire private No 89760 R.A.M.C. died 23 August 1917 in France Administration (with Will) Northampton 2 May to Annie Elizabeth Scales widow. Effects £158 7s. 11d.

SCOATS Cyril Charles

[Spelt SCOATES on memorial and in Luton RoH] Private 90044, Royal Army Medical Corps. Drowned at sea aboard H.T. "Arcadian" when she was torpedoed and sunk on 15 April 1917 north east from the island of Milo (Melos), carrying reinforcements for Egypt. Aged 21. Enlisted Luton, Beds. Son of William and Elizabeth Scoats, of 70, Burr Street, Luton. Unmarried. In the 1911 census he was aged15, born Luton, an Errand Boy, son of William and Elizabeth Scoats, resident 70, Burr Street, Luton. Enlisted in Reserve 18 October 1915, aged 19 years 11 months, a Straw Hat Worker, religious denomination Salvation Army, height 5 feet 7 inches, chest 35 inches. Buried in SYRA NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Greece. Plot I. Row C. Grave 4.

SCOATS, C. C., Private, R.A.M.C.
He volunteered in October 1915; and at the conclusion of his training embarked for Egypt in April 1916. He lost his life when the ship in which he was sailing was torpedoed and sunk by enemy action in the Mediterranean Sea on April 15th, 1916. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
70, Bun Street, Luton.
4506/C.
SCOTT Arthur Henry
Private 513396, "A" Company 1st/14th (County of London) Battalion (London Scottish), London Regiment. Killed in action 28 March 1917. Aged 20. Native of New Cross, London, resident and enlisted Luton. Son of Thomas William and Susan Scott, of 103, Mansfield Road, Luton. Unmarried. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, born New Cross, London, at schoool, son of Thomas William and Susan Scott, resident 36, Upper Union Street, Dunstable. Attested 9 February 1916 in Luton, aged 18 years 11 months, resident 103, Mansfield Road, Luton, a Clerk, unmarried, height 5 feet 5½ inches, chest 36 inches, religious denomination Church of England. Originally attested as 7452, 14th Battalion (London Scottish), London Regiment, to Army Reserve 10 February 1916, mobilized and posted to 3rd/14th Battalion (London Scottish), London Regiment 6 April 1916, transferred 3nd/13th 31 August 1916 then 1st/14th 22 November 1916, at somepoint his service number changed from 7452 to 513396. Buried in AGNY MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Row G. Grave 18.
SCOTT Edward
Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant (R.Q.M.S.) 200233, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died on service in Palestine 12 January 1918. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Resident 49, Arthur Street, Luton. Married Annie Lovey Wingrave in the April to June Quarter 1906 in Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 32, born Luton, a Straw Hat Stiffener, married to Annie Scott, resident 222, North Street, Luton. See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot S. Grave 55.
SCOTT George Henry
Private 92091, Royal Fusiliers posted to 2nd/2nd Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) formerly 50301, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 28 August 1918. Aged 19. Born Bradfield, Manningtree, Essex, enlisted Ipswich. Son of Emily Scott, of 18, Dunstable Place, Luton, and the late John Scott. Unmarried. In the 1911 census he was aged 12, born Bradfield, Essex, son of John and Emily Scott, resident River Side, Cattawade, Brantham, Manningtree, Suffolk. Buried in DIVE COPSE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAILLY-LE-SEC, Somme, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 19.
SCRIVENER Albert Edwin

Sergeant 4/7319, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 23 April 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Resident 7, Surrey Street, Luton. Brother of Sidney Scrivener (below). Married Ada Beatrice Trigg in the January to March Quarter 1901 in Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 10, born Luton, a scholar, son of E J and Emily Scrivner, resident Back Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 20, born Luton, a Straw Hat Blocker, married to Ada B Scrivener, son of Emily Scrivener, resident 9, Park Place, Luton; his brother Alfred W Scrivener was living with the family (see below). In the 1911 census he was aged 29, born Luton, a General Labourer, married to Ada Scrivener with three sons and two daughters, resident 5, Surrey Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5. Possibly Vauxhall Motors

SCRIVENER, A. E., Sergeant, 4th Bedfordshire Regiment.
Volunteering in September 1914, he was sent to the Western Front in the following year. Whilst in France tin fought in many engagements and was wounded and invalided home. On recovery he served with his regiment for nearly two years and returned to France in 1917. He was killed in action at the Battle of Ypres on April 23rd, 1917, and was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
7, Surrey Street, Luton.
4382/B.
SCRIVENER Alfred William

Private L/10124. 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action at Gallipoli Monday 28 June 1915. Aged 30. Born Luton, enlisted Hounslow. Married Frances Ellen Dillingham in the October to December Quarter 1903 in Luton. Son of James and Emily Scrivener; husband of Frances Ellen Scrivener, of 3, Waldock Yard, Waller Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 18, unmarried, born Luton, a Straw hat Blocker, residet with his brother, Albert Edwin Scrivener (see above), at 9, Park Place, Luton. In the 1911 census he was living with his parents-in-law, aged 27, born St Mathhew, Luton, a Bricklayer's Labourer, married to Frances Ellen (nee Dillingham) Scrivener with two daughters and a son, resident 18, Albert Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 37 to 41 or 328. Possibly Vauxhall Motors

SCRIVENER, A. W., Private, 2nd Royal Fusiliers.
He volunteered in August 1914, and was drafted to the Western Front three months later and saw heavy fighting in the Ypres salient and other sectors. Trans. (erred to the Dardanelles in May 1915, he took part in the second Battle of Krithia and was killed in action in June of that year. He was entitled to the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals
3, Waldock Road, Waller Street, Luton.
4485/B.
SCRIVENER George
Private G/10241,  7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment).  Died on service 21 April 1917.  Born Biscot, resident Limbury, enlisted Luton.  In the 1901 census he was aged 16, born Bedfordshire, an Agricultural Labourer, son of Albert and Sarah A Scrivener, resident 118, New Town Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 25, born Luton, a Straw Plait Dyer, married to Nellie Scrivener with one daughter, resident 16, Dorset Street, Luton. In the 1914 Electoral Register he was resident 8, Ebenezer Street, Luton. Buried in Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery, Harcourt, Pas-de-Calais, France.  Plot XI. Row E. Grave 16. See also Leagrave
SCRIVENER Sidney
Private 5757, 1st/4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died on service in Egypt 9 June 1916. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Birth registered in the October to December Quarter 1890 in Luton. Brother of Albert Edwin Scrivener (above). In 1891 he was newborn, born Luton, son of E J and Emily Scrivener, resident Back Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, born Luton, son of Emily Scrievener, resident with his brother Albert Edwin Scrivener, at 9, Park Place, Luton. Buried in ISMAILIA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot A. Grave 140.
SCRIVENER William
[Two entries in Luton RoH for the same man one under Labour Corps and the other under Bedfordshire regiment] Private 222240, 208th Division Employment Company, Labour Corps formerly 18575, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 12 August 1917. Born and resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Bedford. Resident 68, Grange Road, Luton. Married. Under 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment address given as resident 112, Wenlock Street, Luton. Buried in ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 16.
SCRIVENER William George
Private 31895, 1st/8th Battalion, Manchester Regiment formerly 131369, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 25 August 1918. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Husband of Alma Mary (nee Nash) Scrivener, of 168, North Street, Luton, married July to September Quarter 1912 in Luton. Buried in SUCRERIE MILITARY CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS, Somme, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave 1.
SCRUBY William Samuel
Second Lieutenant, 12th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment) formerly Private 11338, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 29 June 1916. Resident Wellington Street, Luton. Married. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, born Newbury, Berkshire, son of William J T (Primitive Methodist Minister) and Alice Scruby, resident 74, Wenlock Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, born Newbury, Berkshire, a Draper's Assistant, assisting at 9 and 10, Market Place, Nuneaton, Warwickshire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B.
SEABROOK Arthur

Corporal 15138, "B" Company, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 March 1918. Aged 21. Born 23 June 1896, and resident, Harpenden, Herts, enlisted St. Albans. Baptised 30 August 1896 in Harpenden, son of Charles and Clara Seabrook. Son of Charles and Clara Seabrook, of 128, Cravells Rd., Harpenden, Herts. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Harpenden, son of Charles and Clara Seabrook, resident Upper Cravells Road, Harpenden. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, born Harpenden, an Errand Boy, son of Charles and Clara Seabrook, resident Cravells Road, Harpenden. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 28 and 29.

SEABROOK, A., Cpl., 7th Bedfordshire Regt.
He volunteered in September 1914, and in the following year embarked for the Western Front and took part in many important operations in that theatre of war. He fought in the Battles of Ypres. Arris and other notable engagements, and was wounded at Hill 60, and also at Givenchy. Rejoining his unit, he was killed in action on the Somme on September 23rd, 1918, and was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
128, Cravells Road, Harpenden.
4528/A.
SEABROOK Sidney [Walter]
Private 200453, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 2 November 1917. Aged 27. Resident and enlisted Luton. Son of Walter and Sarah Seabrook, of 7, Baker Street, Luton. Unmarried. In the 1891 census he was aged 1, born Luton, son of Walter J and Sarah Seabrook, resident Ashton Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, born Luton, a Plait Salesman, son of Walter Joseph and Sarah Seabrook, resident 7, Baker Street, Luton. See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot XXII. Row A. Grave 8.
SEAR - Charles Henry
Private 42538, 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers formerly 4973, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action 30 November 1917. Born, resident Luton, enlisted London. Resident 28, Regent Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 20, born Buckinghamshire, a Straw Plait Dyer and Bleacher, married to Thirza Sear, resident, with his brother George Sear as a boarder, at 66, Wenlock Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 5 and 6.
SEAR George
Private 12075, 6th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 26. Born Islington, Middx., resident Poplar, Middx., enlisted London. Resident 28, Regent Street, Luton. Unmarried. Son of Matilda Sear, of 2, Elm Avenue, Church Green Rd., Bletchley, Bucks, and the late James Sear. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, born Islington, Middlesex, son of James and Matilda Sear, resident 32, Spey Street, London, Bromley, Poplar, London & Middlesex. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, born Islington, London, a Labourer, son of James an Matilda Sear, resident 32, Spey Street, Bromley, Poplar Borough, London & Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 D.
SEAR John Henry
[Listed as Private in Luton RoH] Lance Corporal 376331, 22nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry formerly 21489, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 March 1918. Born Barwell, Leicestershire, enlisted Luton. Son of Harry Sear, of 19, Burr St., Luton; husband of Elizabeth Emma Adams (formerly Sear), of 7, Stuart Place, Luton. Married. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 68 to 72.
SEXTON Herbert William

Company Sergeant Major (C.S.M.) 935, 1st/2nd East Anglian Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died on service at Gallipoli 30 October 1916. Born and resident Knebworth, Herts, enlisted Luton. Employed by Great Northern Railway Office, Luton as a Clerk. Unmarried. Son of James and Elizabeth Sexton, of "Homeleigh," Gun Lane, Knebworth, Herts. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Knebworth, Hertfordshire, son of Elizabeth Sexton, resident Hill Cottage, Deards End, Knebworth, Hitchin, Hertfordshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Knebworth, Herts, out of work, son of James and Elizabeth Sexton, resident Homeleigh Gun Road, Knebworth Station, Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Buried in PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY, Malta. Plot D. Row I. Grave 1.

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1916:

SEXTON Herbert William of Knebworth Hertfordshire died 30 October 1915 at the Dardanelles Turkey on active service Administration London 14 February to James Sexton signalman. Effects £132 13s.

SHACKLETON Frederick Harry
Corporal 25135, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 August 1918. Aged 23. Resident and enlisted Luton. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Reeves Shackleton, of "Athelstan," 27, Clarendon Road, Luton. Unmarried. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Luton, son of Frederick R and Ellen Shackleton, resident 33, Cobden Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Luton, an Architect's Pupil, son of Frederick reeves and Ellen Shackleton, resident 33, Cobden Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4 and 5.

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1918:

SHACKLETON Frederick Harry of 27 Clarendon-road Luton Bedfordshire died 25 August 1918 in France Administration (with Will limited) London 3o November to Frederick Reeves Shackleton retired paint dealer.
Effect's £128 5s. 4d.

SHACKLETON George
Private 41891, 13th Battalion, Essex Regiment formerly 32135, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died on service 16 March 1918 as a Prisoner of War. Born Clerkenwell, Middlesex, resident and enlisted Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 4, born London, Middlesex, son of Joseph J and Elizabeth Shackleton, resident Stanley Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 14, born Hoxton, Middlesex, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Shackleton, resident 8, Stanley Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 24, born Hoxton, Middlesex, a help at home, son of Joseph John and Elizabeth Shackleton, resident 8, Stanley Street, Luton. Buried in TOURNAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY ALLIED EXTENSION, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot I. Row G. Grave 4.
SHACKLETON Joseph Walter
Private 307487, 2nd/6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 21 March 1918. Aged 28. Born and resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Bedford. Only son of Joseph Walter and Cecilia Shackleton, of 189, High Town Road, Luton. Unmarried. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, born Luton, son of Joseph and Cecilia Shackleton, resident 121, Ashton Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 21, born Luton, a Carpenter, son of Joseph W and Cecilia Shackleton, resident 189, High Town Road, Luton. In the 1913 and 1914 Electoral Registers he was he was renting a Bedroom, first floor, furnished from Joseph Walter Shackleton (sen.), at 189, High Town Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
SHADBOLT Harold Wilfred
Private 92960, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) posted to 2nd/4th Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) formerly 13/60993, 52nd Graduates Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 24 August 1918. Aged 18. Enlisted Luton. Son of John and Louisa Shadbolt, of 87, Cromwell Road, Luton. Unmarried. [Note the change of mother's name between census] In the 1901 census he was aged 1, born Luton, son of John and Emma L Shadbolt, resident 7, Alma Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 11, born Luton, at school, son of John and Louisa Shadbolt, resident 77, Cromwell Road, Luton. Buried in BRONFAY FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BRAY-SUR-SOMME, Somme, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 46.
SHANE Walter [Thomas]
Sapper 522394, 486th Field Company, Royal Engineers formerly T1827, Royal Engineers. Died on service 23 November 1918. Born 18 April 1897. Birth registered in the April to June Quarter 1897 in Luton. Resident 7, Warwick Road, Luton. Unmarried. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Luton, son of Kate Shane (a widow) resident 8, Park Place, Luton. Admitted to Luton, Beech Hill High School, 25 May 1910, son of Walter Croft Shane, of 15, Warwick Road, Luton, left 23 March 1911 over age (14), previously educated at Old Bedford Road School, Luton. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot E. Grave 212.

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

SHANE, W. Sapper, Royal Engineers.
He volunteered in August 1914, and in the following year was drafted to Egypt. He saw much service on the Eastern Front, and was engaged on important duties during the fighting in the Canal Zone and at Gaza and Haifa. He contracted fever whilst in this theatre of war, and was invalided to hospital in Cairo, and died on November 22nd, 1918. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the Central Service and Victory Medals.
7, Warwick Road, Luton.
1198/B.
SHANE William
Private 18166, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 19 April 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Birth registered in the April to June Quarter 1878 in Luton. Resident 69, Duke Street, Luton. Unmarried. In the 1891 census he was aged 13, born Luton, a scholar, son of Henry and Lizzie Shane, resident Burr Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 22, born Luton, a Hat Blocker, son of Henry and Lizzie Shane, resident 58, Burr Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 32, born Luton, a General Labourer, boarding at 17, Round Green, Luton. Originally attested 3 July 1899 in Luton, as 3690/7527, 3rd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, resident 58, Burr Street, Luton, aged 19 years 2 months, a Blocker by trade, unmarried, height 5 feet 4 inches, weight 118 lbs, chest 32-34 inches, fresh complexion, grey eyes, light brown hair, religious denominatin Church of England, discharged 2 July 1905 time having expired. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
SHARP Arthur David
Rifleman C/6265, 18th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Born Luton, Beds, enlisted St. Pancras, London, Middlesex. Resident 29, Shirley Road, Luton. Unmarried. Buried in BULLS ROAD CEMETERY, FLERS, Somme, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 16.
SHARP Fred Thomas
Private 3/8705, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 19 April 1916. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Resident 21, Essex Street, Luton. Married. Buried in ESSEX FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row P. Grave 15.

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

SHARP, F. T., Private, 8th Bedfordshire Regt.
He volunteered in October 1914 and in September of the following year be was drafted to the Western Front In this theatre of war he took part in important engagements, including those at Ypres, Messines, Vimy Ridge and was gassed in December 1915. On recovery he returned to the trenches and was killed in action at Ypres on April 19th, 1916, and was entitled to the 1914-15 Star and the General Service and Victory Medals.
21, Essex Street, Luton.
T466/A.
SHARP George Charles
Private 87044, 17th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly M/267879, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action 15 June 1917. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Resident 45a, Baker Street, Luton. Married. No known grave. Commemorated in YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 56.
SHARP Harry
Private 228138, 1st (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment attached to 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers formerly 9797, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died on service 5 September 1917. Aged 20. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Resident 5, Windmill Street, Luton. Unmarried. Son of Harry and Edith May Sharp, of Luton, Beds; brother of Violet Barrett, of 5, Windmill Street, Luton, Beds; brother of Horace Stanley Sharp (below). Buried in RENINGHELST NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row G. Grave 16.

SHARP, H., Pte., London Regt. (Royal Fusiliers).
He joined in January 1917, and in the following May was drafted co Prance. He took part in the fighting at Ypres and was killed in action at Poperinghe on September 5th, 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
5, Windmill Street, Luton.
282/A.
SHARP Horace Stanley

First Class Stoker Horace Stanley Sharp K/17954
© IWM (HU 126368)
Stoker 1st Class, K/17954, H.M.S. "Pembroke," Royal Navy. Died of wounds when the shore establishment H.M.S. "Pembroke," Chatham, Kent, was bombed 3 September 1917. Aged 23. Born 13 April 1894 in Luton. Son of Harry and Edith May Sharp, of 5, Windmill Street, Luton; brother of Violet Barrett, of 5, Windmill Street, Luton, Beds; brother of Harry Sharp (above). Religious denomination Church of England. Unmarried. Prior to enlisting he was employed as a Moulder. Enlisted 25 February 1913 for 12 years, height 5 feet 4 inches, chest 36 inches, brown hair, grey eyes, fair complexion. Buried in GILLINGHAM (WOODLANDS) CEMETERY, Kent. Naval Plot. Row L. 6. Grave 303C. Also see IWM Chatham Naval Barracks Bombing

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

SHARP, H.S., Stoker, Royal Navy.
He was mobilised at the outbreak of war and served in H.M.S. " Repulse." His ship was engaged in the bombardment of the Dardanelles Forts and was also employed on patrol and other duties in the North Sea, and at Scapa Flow. He lost his Hie during an hostile air-raid at Chatham on September 3rd, 1917. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
5, Windmill Street, Luton.
282/B.
SHAW Joseph Charles
Sergeant 570856, 17th (County of London) Battalion (Poplar and Stepney Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action in Africa 18 October 1917. Aged 35. Born and resident Luton, enlisted St. Albans. Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Shaw, of 1, Bolton Road, Luton. Unmarried. Buried in DAR ES SALAAM WAR CEMETERY, Tanzania. Plot 6. Row F. Grave 3.

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

SHAW, J., Sergeant, 17th London Regt. (Rifles).
He volunteered in August 1914. and in the following year was drafted to France. He served in this theatre of war for two years, and took part in the Battles of Ypres, St. Julien and other important engagements, and was then drafted to East Africa. Employed for a time as an Instructor he was afterwards engaged In muck heavy fighting, and was killed in action on October nth. 1917. He was entitled to the 1914-1915 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
1, Bolton Road, Luton.
4592-3/D.
SHAW William Henry
[Listed as 2nd Battalion on Luton RoH] Private 25591, 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 9 December 1918. Aged 34. Resident 33, Ash Road, Luton. Married. Husband of the late Rose Ada Shaw. Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Section O. Grave 55.
SHEDD Percy
Private 248112, 2nd/2nd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment formerly 5970, 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 26 August 1918. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Resident 9, Alma Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10.
SHEPHEARD Christopher
Private 33089, 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died 11 August 1919. Aged 27. Resident 14, Rothesay Road, Luton. Unmarried. Son of Sydney and Ellen Shepheard, of Luton. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 3182.
SHEPPARD Frederick George
Private 31533, 55th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 23497, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 18 March 1918. Aged 23. Born Hitchin, Hertsm resident Luton, enlisted Ampthill. Son of John and Annie Sophia Sheppard, of 287, High Town Road, Luton. Unmarried. Buried in GORRE BRITISH AND INDIAN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 13.
SHOOSMITH Frank Stuart
Lieutenant, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 21 August 1915. Aged 31. Son of Francis and Minnie Shoosmith, of St. Kilda, Hart Hill, Luton. Unmarried. See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 55 and 218.
SHORT Charles Frederick
Corporal 7530, Rifles Depot formerly 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 5 June 1919. Death registered in the April to June Quarter 1919 in Luton. Aged 32. Resident 210, High Town Road, Luton. Married Elsie Emily Bunn, daughter of Godfrey Goward Bunn, who was Coachman to the Talbot family of Little Gaddesden House, Little Gaddesden. Enlisted 15 October 1906, suffered wounds to right leg at Le Treport 5 June 1916, discharged because of wounds 26 February 1918, issued Silver War Badge 350072 27 March 1918. Burial recorded in SS. PETER AND PAUL CHURCHYARD, LITTLE GADDESDEN, Hertfordshire. Grave not currently located.
SILSBY George Kendal
[Listed as SILSBEY on CWGC] Sapper 522296, 486th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died on service in Egypt 30 October 1918. Aged 21. Born and enlisted uton, Beds. Son of Harry and Caroline A. Silsbey, of 104, Ashburnham Road, Luton. Unmarried. Buried in KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot F. Grave 103.
SILSBY Harry Edgar
Private 25437, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 May 1917. Aged 28. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Resident 44, Pondwicks Road, Luton. Married. Husband of Annie Lewis (formerly Silsby), of 16, Conquest Rd., Bedford. 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:

SILSBY, H., Private, 6th Northamptonshire Regt.
He joined in May 1916, and proceeded to France in the following November and was engaged in the fighting on the Somme and the Ancre and in many other important engagements. He was killed in action at Arras on May 3rd, tor?, and was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
44, Pondswicks Road, Luton.
1721/B.
SILVESTER John
Able Seaman 191889, H.M.S. "Hawke," Royal Navy. Lost when his ship was torpedoed in the North Sea 15 October 1914. Aged 34. Born 25 October 1880 in Ashford, Middlesex. Resident 35, St. Saviour's Crescent, Luton. Brother of Joseph Silvester, of 35, St. Saviour's Crescent, Luton, Beds. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. G. Silvester, of The Grove, Ashford, Staines, Middx. In the 1881 census he was newborn, born Ashford, Middlesex, son of George and Sarah Ann Silvester, resident Napier Road, Ashford, Staines, Middlesex & Surrey. In the 1891 census he was aged 10, born Ashford, Middlesex, son of George and Sarah A Silvester, resident Napier Road, Ashford, Staines, Middlesex & Surrey. In the 1901 census he was aged 19, born Ashford, Middlesex, an Able Seman, Member of the Crew of H.M.S. "Victorious," at sea. In the 1911 census he was aged 30, born Ashford, Middlesex, a bricklayer's Labourer, brother of Joseph Silvester, resident St. Saviour's Crescent, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 3.
SIMMONDS Oswald
Private 7948. 1st Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 31 October 1914. Aged 30. Born Walthamstow, resident Luton, enlisted London. Resident 56, May Street, Luton. Married. Husband of Rose Lilian Simmonds, of The Square, Toddington, Dunstable, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 41 and 43. See also George Kent Ltd
SIMPSON Alfred William
[Listed as William SIMPSON on SDGW] Private 8928, 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 24 February 1915. Born and resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Newcastle-On-Tyne. Resident 15, Liverpool Road, Luton. Unmarried. Buried in HOUPLINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 9.
SIMPSON George
Private G/29812, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died of wounds 18 November 1918. Aged 24. Born, resident and enlisted Luton, Beds. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Simpson, of Luton; husband of L. M. Simpson, of 12, Bolton Road, Luton. Married. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section S. Plot III. Row J. Grave 10.
SIMPSON Thomas Ernest
Private 235077, 7th Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 17 November 1917. Born Brisbane, Australia, resident and enlisted Luton, Beds. Resident 23, Hartley Road, Luton. Married. No known grave. Commemorated in TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 52 to 54.
SIVES John Archibald
Rifleman 209436, 21st Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) formerly 5395, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died on service 28 February 1918. Aged 49. Resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Husband of J. Sives, of 70, May Street, Luton. Married. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot F. Grave 103.
SIVIL Clarence Sidney [William]
Sapper 78198, 4th Field Survey Company, Royal Engineers. Signals. Killed in action 27 May 1917. Aged 20. Born Luton, Beds, enlisted Liverpool. Son of Clarence Sydney and Elizabeth Ann Sivil, of 43, Ridgway Road, Luton. Unmarried. Buried in FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND, Somme, France. PLot V. Row G. Grave 6.
SLOUGH Edgar
Corporal 2289, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 14 September 1914. Born and resident Luton, Beds, enlisted London. Resident Conway Road, Luton. Unmarried. Buried in North East corner of STE. MARGUERITE CHURCHYARD, Aisne, France.
SMALL, MM Frank Gilbert Hurrell
Second Lieutenant, 47th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Died 9 June 1918. Aged 35. Married. Resident 66, Norman Road, Luton. Son of Gilbert H. Small, of Luton; husband of Mrs. H. G. Small, of 50, Norman Rd., Luton, Beds. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, KASSEL, Hessen, Germany. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 1.
SMALLBONES Harold
Private G/37164, "A" Company, 1st Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 26 September 1917. Aged 29. Born Northall, Bucks, resident Eaton Bray, Beds, enlisted Luton, Beds. Married. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Smallbones, of 17, Northall, Dunstable; husband of Mrs. L. Turner (formerly Smallbones), of 58, Dallow Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 14 to 17.
SMART Albert James
[Recorded as 9645 on Luton RoH] Private 9352, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 October 1914. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 92, Bury Park Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
SMART Edwin Francis
[On Luton RoH he is marked as being awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.). not mentioned elsewhere] Corporal 233570, 1st/2nd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment formerly 8119, London Regiment formerly 3626, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 11 February 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Son of Mrs. E. Smart, of 75, Leagrave Road, Luton. Buried in LAVENTIE MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE, Nord, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 3.

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

SMART, E. F., Corporal, 2nd London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers).
He was mobilised ac the outbreak of hostilities and served with his Battalion on important duties until dratted overseas In August 1916. During his service on the Western Front he fought at the Battle of the Somme. and was killed in action on the Ancre on February 10th, 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
75, Leagravc Road, Luton.
4688/B.
SMART Henry George
Acting Corporal 7018, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Killed in action 21 March 1915. Born Slip End, Luton, enlisted Luton, Beds. Unmarried. Resident 92, Bury Park Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 8.
SMART Sydney Arthur
Corporal 33269, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 6 April 1917. Aged 24. Born Ballarat, New South Wales, Australia, resident Luton, enlisted St. Albans. Married. Resident 46, St. Saviour's Crescent, Luton. Son of Sydney and Grace Smart, of Luton, Beds; husband of Bertha May Pimm (formerly Smart), of Vale Rd., Chesham, Bucks. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row C. Grave 67.
SMITH Albert
Private 27481, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 July 1916. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Son of Sophia Smith, of 73, North Street, Luton, and the late George Smith. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.
SMITH Albert Charles
Private 3/6620, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 14 May 1917. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Resident 3, Surrey Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

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

SMITH, A. C., Private, 1st Bedfordshire Regt.
Mobilised from the Army Reserve at the outbreak of war, he proceeded to France in October 1914, and was in action at the Battles of Ypres. Severely wounded, he was sent to England and on recovery returned to the Western Front, and was again wounded and invalided home. Rejoining his unit in the Field he was killed in action on the Somme in May 1917, and was entitled to the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
25, Buxton Road, Luton.
4695/A.
SMITH Albert Thomas
Private 238006, "C" Company, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers formerly 6002, The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 23 April 1918. Aged 26. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Son of George and Sarah Smith, of 78, Russell Rise, Luton, Bedfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 45 and 46. See also Luton Post Office
SMITH Alfred
Private 73855, Labour Corps formerly 47380, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Died on service in United Kingdom 19 November 1917. Enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 6, Adelaide Terrace, Luton. Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Plot Z. Row Q. Grave 62.
SMITH Alfred
Private 4275, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 16 August 1915. Resident and enlisted Luton. Resident 11, Spring Place, Luton. See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 54 and 218.
SMITH Archibald aka Archie
Private 33872, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 12 July 1917. Aged 29. Resident and enlisted Luton. Married. Resident 7, Gaitskill Row, Luton. Husband of E. M. Elms (formerly Smith), of 1, Italian Villas, Sydney Rd., Haywards Heath, Sussex. Buried jn BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row F. Grave 43.
SMITH Arthur
Driver 524236, 1st/2nd East Anglian Division Field Company, Royal Engineers formerly 2865, Royal Engineers. Died on service in Egypt 28 August 1916. Aged 20. Enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Son of Joe and Jane Smith, of 58, New Town Street, Luton. Buried in SUEZ WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot D. Grave 59.
SMITH Charles
Acting Corporal 7655, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Saturday 8 May 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Resident 8, North Street. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD) Nord, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 101. See also J. W. Green Brewery
SMITH Cyril Osborne
Signaller 30387, "A" Squadron, 1st/1st Bedfordshire Yeomanry. Killed in action 15 January 1918. Aged 20. Resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Dunstable, Beds. Unmarried. Son of Frederick William and Annie Elizabeth Smith, of 3, Salisbury Road, Luton. Buried in VADENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, MAISSEMY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 15.
SMITH Ernest Arthur
Private 6254, 11th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died of wounds 11 May 1917. Aged 37. Born and resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Bedford. Married. Husband of Fanny Smith, of 6, St. Paul's Road, Luton. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row M. Grave 17.
SMITH Frederick
[Spelt Fredrick on CWGC and listed as 5th Beds on Luton RoH should be 4th Berks] Lance Corporal 6289, 1st/4th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment) formerly 2717, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 19 July 1916. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, of 73, North Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Luton, son of George and Sophia Smith, resident 73, North Street, Luton. [Note: His father's name differs between census] In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Luton, a Stove Moulder, son of Thomas and Sophia Smith, resident 73 North Street Luton. Buried in LAVENTIE MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE, Nord, France. Plot II. Tow G. Grave 12.
SMITH Frederick
Lance Corporal 42863, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 9 August 1918. Unmarried. Resident 24, Wimbourne Road, Luton. Son of Alfred and Sarah Ann Smith, of Luton, Beds. Commemoated in MERICOURT-L'ABBE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Grave lost. Clery-sur-Somme German Cemetery Memorial.
SMITH Frederick [Herbert]
Private 228139, 1st Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Died 28 April 1917. Aged 19. Unmarried. Son of Mrs. Harriett Smith, of 109, New Town Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 9.
SMITH Frederick Charles

Private 81322, 65th Howitzer Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 10 August 1917. Aged 21. Born Luton, Beds, enlisted Leicester. Unmarried. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, of 15, Cowper Street, Luton. Buried in LA GORGUE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 17.

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

SMITH, F. C., Gunner, Royal Field Artillery.
He volunteered in June 1915, and embarked for the Western Front three months later. He was in action in the Battles of Ypres, Arras and the Somme, and many other engagements, and was wounded. On recovery he returned to the trenches and was unfortunately killed in action at Armentieres on August 10th, 1917, and was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
15, Cowper Street, Luton.
4779/B.
SMITH George Davidson
[On Luton RoH listed as Sapper Royal Engineers] Private 47736, 15th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 28 May 1917. Aged 19. Born 3 November 1897 in Leyton, Essex, enlisted Luton, Beds. Unmarried. Son of William and Margaret Smith, of 21, Conway Road, Luton. Admitted to Luton, Modern School 14 September 1909, son of W Smith, left 29 July 1913 to be an Articled Pupil to Surveyor, previously educated at Hatfield Road Elementary School, St. Albans (3½ years). His father wrote to the school (17 September 1917) stating his son was killed in action on the night of 28/29 May 1917 while engaged in repairing the wire defences. In the 1911 census he was aged 13, born Leyton, Essex, at school, son of William and MArgaret Smith, resident 21, Conway Road, Luton. Buried in Buried in ESSEX FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row C. Grave 4.
SMITH George William

Private F/3441, 4th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 12 October 1918. Aged 34. Resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Bedford. Married. Husband of Daisy Annie Smith, of 201, North Street, Luton. Buried in ROMERIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot V. Row D. Grave 7.

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

SMITH, G. W., Private, 4th Middlesex Regiment.
He joined in June 3916, and six months later was drafted to the Western Front. Whilst in this theatre of war he fought at Ypres, Amiens, Messices, the Somme and Cambrai, and was twice wounded. He was killed in action near Cambrai on October 12th, 1918, and was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
201, North Street, Luton.
4702.
SMITH Herbert
Private 17938, "D" Company, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 September 1915. Aged 18. Born Luton, Beds, resident Flitwick, Beds, enlisted Bedford. Resident 58, New Town Street, Luton. Son of Arthur and the late Rebecca Smith. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 41.
SMITH Jesse Herbert
Private 242821, 1st/6th Battalion (Territorial), Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 1 April 1917. Born Luton, Beds, resident Foleshill, Coventry, enlisted Coventry. Married. Resident 25, Park Road West, Luton. Buried in EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row J. Collective grave 4.
SMITH Jesse Hugh
Lance Corporal 42775, 14th Battalion [SDGW] or 1st/6th Battalion [CWGC], Durham Light Infantry formerly 6726, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 19 April 1918. Resident Forest gate, enlisted Stratford. Married. Resident 34, Peach Street, Luton. Buried in MONT NOIR MILITARY CEMETERY, ST. JANS-CAPPEL, Nord, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 9.
SMITH Joseph
Writer 3rd Class M/8543, H.M.S. "Natal," Royal Navy. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 30 December 1915. Aged 20. Born 31 December 1894 in Luton. Unmarried. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Smith, of 17, Chobham Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 6, born Luton, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Smith, resident 17, Chobham Street, Luton. Admitted to Luton, Modern School 17 September 1907, left 29 July 1908, previously educated at Queen's Square Elementary School for 6 years. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Luton, a Junior Clerk, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Smith, resident 17, Chobham Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 12. See also Luton Co-Op
SMITH, MM Leonard
Private 35961, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29 April 1917. Aged 30. Born Peterborough, resident and enlisted Luton. Son of Florence Steward (formerly Smith), and Walter Steward (stepfather); husband of Martha Alice Smith, of Wittering, Wansford, Peterborough. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.
SMITH Sidney
Private 3462, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Married. Resident 10, Dumfries Street, Luton. See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli.
SMITH Thomas George James
Private 15123, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 July 1916. Aged 23. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Son of William Arthur and Margaret Rebecca Smith, of 62, Cardigan Street, Luton. Buried in OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave lost. Special Memorial 2.
SMITH Walter
Private 4839, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 21 February 1917. Aged 35. Married. Son of John and Emily Smith; husband of Nellie Smith, of 346, Hitchin Road, Luton. See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 3886. See also Luton Co-Op
SMITH Walter George
Private 40356, 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 8 June 1917. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Unmarried. Resident 49, Hampton Road, Luton. Son of George and Harriet Smith, of 42, Shaftesbury Rd., Luton. Buried in CROISILLES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 7.
SMITH Walter John
Private 203211, 1st Battalion, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 7 October 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 1, Blyth Place, Luton. See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Panel 17.
SMITH William Arthur
Private G/13302, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 28 March 1918. Born Leighton Buzzard, Beds, resident and enlisted Luton, Beds. Married. Resident 91, Church Street, Luton. Buried in PERONNE ROAD CEMETERY, MARICOURT, Somme, France. Plot III. Row H. Grave 31.
SNOXELL Albert
[Listed as SNOWELL on SDGW] Gunner 286028, 63rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 15 December 1917. Aged 37. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Unmarried. Resident 37, Dudley Street, Luton. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Snoxell. Buried in NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IX. Row D. Grave 16.
SNOXELL Charles
Private 11370, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died on service 23 March 1916. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Unmarried. Son of William and Susan Snoxell, of 31, Chase Street, Luton. Buried in STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE, Seine-Maritime, France. Division 19. Section 2. Grave 1.
SNOXELL Claude Silvester
Private 32954, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment formerly 30740, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Married. Resident 32, Whitby Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 98 to 99.
SNOXELL Cyril
Private 3099, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 15 August 1915. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 84, Grange Road, Luton. See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 54 and 218
SNOXELL Harry

Lance Corporal 200561, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Plaestine 19 April 1917. Resident and enlisted Luton. Married. Resident 86, Hartley Road, Luton. See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Panel 16.

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

SNOXELL, H., Cpl., 1/5th Bedfordshire Regt.
He volunteered in September 1914, and in July of the following year proceeded overseas. He took part in various operations in Gallipoli, from the landing at Suvla Bay up to the Evacuation of the Peninsula and was then sent to Egypt. During his service in this theatre of war he served in General Allenby's Advance through Palestine, and fought in many important engagements. He was killed in action at Gaza on April 19th, 1917. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
86, Hartley Road, Luton.
4792.
SNOXELL Percy Edwin
Private 245142, "D" Company, 2nd/2nd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment formerly 3456, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 October 1917. Aged 19. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Son of Mrs. Sarah Snoxell, of 49, New Town Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 148 to 150.
SNOXELL Percy Glifford
Driver 59028, 68th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 26 August 1914. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Unmarried. Son of Albert and Annie Snoxell, of 84, Grange Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.
SOFFE George

Private 32262, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment formerly 6360, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 11 April 1917. Aged 20. Born Lilley, Herts, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 57, Park Road West, Luton. Son of Austin Henry and Emily Harriet Soffe, of 94, Castle St., Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

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

SOFFE, G., Private, 6th Bedfordshire Regiment.
He joined in April 1916, and in November of the same Year proceeded on active service. He took part in many important engagements on the Western Front, including the actions at Beaucourt and other places on the Ancre, and in the capture of Vimy Ridge. He was killed in action near Cambrai on April 11th, 1917, and was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
57 Park Road West, Luton.
4798/B.
SOPER Charles William
Private 32160, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 12 April 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 81, Boyle Street, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 9. born Luton, son of Charles and Jane Soper, resident 36, Burr Street, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Luton, an Iron Moulder's Labourer, son of Charles William and Jane Soper, resident 3, Windmill Street, Luton. Buried in FEUCHY CHAPEL BRITISH CEMETERY, WANCOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 37.
SOPER Sidney Walter
Private G/5152, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 23 April 1917. Aged 23. Born, resident and enlisted Luton, Beds. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Soper, of 241, High Town Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
SOUSTER William
Private 25633, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment formerly 3455, Middlesex Regiment. Died of wounds 2 May 1917. Aged 33. Born Flamstead, herts, enlisted Luton. Married. Son of George and Eliza Souster, of Pepperstock, Flamstead, Herts; husband of Emily Souster, of 446, Hitchin Road, Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 7, born Flamstead, Herts, a scholar, son of George and Eliza Souster, resident Pepperstock, Flamstead, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 17, born Flamstead, herts, a Plait Machinist, son of george and Eliza Souster, resident Birchen Grove Brick Yard, Pepperstock, Flamstead, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 27, born Flamstead, Herts, married to Emily Souster with two sons, resident 55, Ridgway Road, Luton. Buried in BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 13.

According to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V - Luton - note the incorrect regiment on the National Roll of Honour, CWGC, SDGW, Medal card and Luton RoH all agree East Surrey Regiment:

SOUSTER, W., Pte., 8th East Lancashire Regt. [sic]
He joined in June 1916, and in the following October proceeded to the Western Front. During his service he was engaged on important duties in various parts of the line in France and fought in the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel and other operations on the Ancre. He was severely wounded during the Battle of Arras, and died of the effects of his injuries on May 2nd, 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
446, Hitchin Road, Luton.
4997.
SPACEY Bert
Private 10281, "A" Company, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 7 November 1914. Aged 19. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Son of Mrs. E. Mullings, of 1, East Avenue, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10 and 11.
SPALDING Bertram Hubert
Private 14865, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 27 October 1916. Aged 19. Born Hornsey, Middlesex, enlisted Luton, Beds. Unmarried. Son of Bertram and Emma Spalding, of 206, Hitchin Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 C.
SPANTON John
Gunner, Royal Field Artillery. Married. Resident 59, Grange Road, Luton. There was an A J SPANTON, Gunner 2913, South African Heavy Artillery. Died 22 October 1918. Buried in POTCHEFSTROOM MILITARY CEMETERY, North West, South Africa. Church of England Plot. Grave 477.
SPANTON William
Private 8967, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 31 December 1915. Born Stepney, Middlesex, enlisted Stratford, Essex. Unmarried. Resident 50, Hitchin Road, Luton. Buried in CERISY-GAILLY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 19.
SPARY Frederick aka Fred
Private 9667, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29 October 1914. Born Markyate, Beds, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 93, Norman Road, Luton. 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:

SPARY, F., Private, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment.
He enlisted in 1910, and was stationed in South Africa at the outbreak of hostilities. He was drafted to France and served with his Battalion in various engagements. He was killed in action at Ypres on October 29th, 1914, and was entitled to the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
93, Norman Road, Luton.
4803/A.
SQUIRES Eric William

Sub-Lieutenant, Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action in France 13 November 1916. Born 16 August 1892 [Naval Records] or 16 June 1892 [School Log]. Unmarried. Resident The Mount, 17, Hart Hill, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born Luton, son of James and Emily Squires, resident 72, Dunstable Road, Luton. Admitted to Luton, Modern School 14 September 1905, son of James Squires of The Mount, Hart Hill, Luton, left 28 July 1909 to become a Clerk in Banking Department of Thomas Cook and Son. In the 1911 census he was aged 18, born Luton, a Bank Clerk, son of James and Emily Squires, resident Hart Hill, Luton. On Public School Battalion Roll before he enlisted as Able Seaman, 1st Battalion, "A" Company. Discharged 12 July 1915 on being appointed to a Commission as a Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Enlisted as Sub-Lieutenant 13 July 1915, religious denomination Wesleyan, son of James Squires, of The Mount, 13, Hart Hill, Luton, posted to Nelson Battalion September 1915. Buried in ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 30.

Extract from England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1917:

SQUIRES Eric William of The Mount Hart-hill Luton Bedfordshire died 13 November 1916 in France killed in action Administration London 2 January to James Squires straw hat manufacturer. Effects £725 13s. 4d.

SQUIRES Sidney Charles
Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 28 October 1918. Aged 22. Born 26 September 1896. Unmarried. Resident Crafnant, Chapel Street, Luton. Awarded the Croix de Guerre (Belgium). Admitted to Luton, Modern School 14 January 1908, son of Harry Squires of Crafant, Farley Hill, Luton, left 24 July 1912 to work with his father a Managing Director of a Straw hat Merchant, previosuly educated at Waller Street Elementary School, Luton (3 years). Son of Emily Wooler Squires, of "Crafnant," Farley Hill, Luton, Beds, and the late Harry Squires. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Luton, son of Harry and Emily W Squires, resident 10, Bury Park Road, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 14, born Luton, at school, son of Harry and Emily W Squires, resident Farley Hill Luton. Buried in CRUCIFIX CEMETERY, VENDEGIES-SUR-ECAILLON, Nord, France. Row D. Grave 3.
STAMMERS George William
Private 450737, Labour Corps formerly Private 81025, London Regiment. Death registered in the October to December Quarter 1920 in Luton. Aged 40. Married Elizabeth Clara Randall in the July to September Quarter 1902 in Luton. Resident 83, Cambridge Street, Luton. In the 1881 census he was newborn, born Luton, son of William and Jane Stammers, resident 15, Brunswick Street, Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 10, born Luton, a scholar, son of Jane Bennett (note surname change), resident High Town Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 30, born Luton, a Straw Hat Blocker, married to Elizabeth Clara Stammers with two daughters, resident 83 Cambridge Street, Luton, Beds. Probably buried in one of the two Luton Cemeteries.

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

STAMMERS, G. W., Private, 2nd Royal Fusiliers.
He joined in October 1916, and was shortly afterwards drafted overseas. He saw much service on the Western Front and was in action on the Somme, at Ypres, Lens and other places, and was wounded on November 23rd, 1917, in the Battle of Cambrai. He was demobilised in May 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
83, Cambridge Street, Luton.
4870.
STANBRIDGE Aubrey
Private 27476, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 July 1916. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.
STANBRIDGE George Thomas
Sapper 1480, 2nd/1st East Anglian Company, Royal Engineers. Died on service at Gallipoli 19 October 1915. Aged 26. Enlisted Luton, Beds. Married. Resident 28, Ridgway Road, Luton. Son of Robert and Sarah Stanbridge; husband of Rose Stanbridge, of 18, Patmos Rd., Brixton, London. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot D. Grave 66.

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

STANBRIDGE, G. T., Sapper, Royal Engineers.
He volunteered in September 1914, and in the following year embarked for Gallipoli. He rendered valuable services at the landing at Suvla. Bay and in other operations on the Peninsula, and was unfortunately killed in action at "Chocolate Hill" on August 15th, 1915. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
28,Ridgway Road, Luton.
4902.
STANBRIDGE Percy
Private G/19686. 8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) formerly 45339, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 16 October 1918. Age 24. Born and enlisted Luton. Son of Albert and Emily Stanbridge, of 78, Langley St., Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial
STANFORD Jesse Cyril
Private SD/364, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 3 September 1916. Aged 31. Born Ringmer, Sussex, enlisted Eastbourne. Married. Resident 44, St. Saviour's Crescent, Luton. Son of Henry and Sarah Stanford, of 30, Brightland Rd., Eastbourne, Sussex; husband of Kathleen Higgs. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 C.
STANFORD William

Private 33856, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 18th April 1917. Born King's Lynn, enlisted and resident Luton. Married. Resident 38, Whitby Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 41.

From The National Roll of the Great War 1914-1918, Section V - Luton, page 336

STANFORD,W., Private, 8th Bedfordshire Regt.
Joining in May 1916, he embarked for France in the following January. Whilst on the Western front he was engaged on important duties with his unit in various sectors, and took part in several notable engagements. He was killed in action on April 18th, 1917, in the course of heavy fighting in the Arras sector, and was entitled to the general Service and Victory medals.

38, Whitby Road, Luton

4966.

STAPLETON Hubert Arthur
[Listed as 4th Battalion on Luton RoH] Private 376290, 1st/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died on service 2 September 1918. Born Walton, hertfordshire, enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 24, Grove Road, Luton. Buried in CHAUNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Plot 5. Row F. Grave 1.
STAPLETON Leonard
Private 18413, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 18 July 1916. Born Stondon, Beds, resident and enlisted Luton. Buried in PERONNE ROAD CEMETERY, MARICOURT, Somme, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 34.
STARES Reginald Stuart
Private 14809, "C" Company, 12th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 26 September 1915. Aged 23. Born Luton, Beds, enlisted Dewsbury, Yorks. Unmarried. Son of the late George and Harriet Martha Stares, of 136, Wellington Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 39 and 40.
STARKINGS Arthur George
Captain 487329, 38th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Killed in action 27 September 1918. Born 21 March 1890 in Crawley Road, Luton. Student of Divinity. Unmarried. Son of Mrs. Mary Starkings, of 7, Francis Street, Luton. Attested 22 November 1915 at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, aged 25 years 8 months, height 5 feet 10 inches, chest 37 inches, dark complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair, religious denomination Church fo Engtland. Buried in QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY, SAINS-LES-MARQUION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 5. Nation Archives of Canada Accession Reference: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9244 - 13
STEER Henry
Private 31483, 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Born Woking. Resident and enlisted Luton. Resident 144, Baker Street. Married. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas-de-Calais, France. Bay 5. See also Luton Co-Op

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

STEER, H., Private, Bedfordshire Regiment.
Joining in September 1916, he was sent to the Western Front in March 1917, and saw heavy fighting in various sectors and was in action at Arras and Vimy Ridge, where he was killed in action on April 23rd, of the same year. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
144, Baker Street, Luton.
4871.
STENHOUSE Alexander aka Alec
Private 260349, 1st Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment) formerly 200789, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 29 April 1918. Resident and enlisted Luton, Beds. Unmarried. Resident 36, Clifton Road, Luton. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row P. Grave 3.
STENHOUSE John
Private 3553, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds in Palestine 17 August 1915. Born Falkirk, Stirlingshire, resident and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Resident 36, Clifton Road, Luton; brother of William (below). See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. Buried in EAST MUDROS MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Plot II. Row G. Grave 107.

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

STENHOUSE, J., Pte., 1/5th Bedfordshire Regt.
Volunteering at the outbreak of hostilities he embarked for the Dardanelles in the following July. He made the supreme sacrifice, being killed in action during the heavy fighting at the landing at Suvla Bay in August 1915. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
36, Clifton Road, Luton
4917/B.
STENHOUSE William
Private 200962, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 3 November 1917. Resident Luton, enlisted Bedford. Unmarried. Resident 36, Clifton Road, Luton; brother of John (above). See 1st/5th Bedfordshires in Gallipoli. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot XXII. Row A. Grave 1.

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

STENHOUSE, W., Private, 3/5th Bedfordshire Regiment.
He volunteered in November 1915, and embarked for Egypt four months later and served in the Canal zone for some time. Drafted to the Palestine front he was engaged in many battles and was unfortunately killed in action at Gaza in April 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
36, Clifton Road. Luton.
4917/A.
STEVENS Frederick
Private G/17371 [SDGW lists hiim as G/17370], 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Resident 49, Stuart Road. Unmarried. Son of Frederick and Martha Annie Stevens of 49 Stuart Street, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 86 to 88. See also Luton Co-Op
STEWART James Baird
Signaller J/29093, H.M.S. "Q20," Royal Navy. Killed as a result of a collision in which his ship was involved 29 March 1917. Born 25 February 1898 in Larbert, Stirling. Son of Jessie Stewart, of 25, John Street, Luton. Unmarried. A Moulder by trade. Enllisted 25 February 1916 for 12 years, height 5 feet 31/5 inches, chest 33½ inches, brown hair, grey eyes, fair complexion. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 35.
STIMPSON Ernest Frederick
Private 76107, 10th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment attached to Prisoner of War Camp. Died 27 August 1919. Aged 31. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Stimpson, of 63, Windmill Road, Luton. Unmarried. Also served with 1st/5th Bn. Bedfordshire Regt. at the Dardanelles. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Grave 1449.
STIMPSON William John
Lance Corporal 205610, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment formerly 1819, Royal Army medical Corps. Died of wounds 22 September 1918. Aged 23. Born Ballingkelig, Co. Kerry, resident and enlisted Luton. Son of Henry Charles Stimpson, of 36, Spencer Road, Luton. Buried in DOINGT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 38.
STIMSON Harry
Private G/6107, 3rd Battalion, Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 16 April 1915. Born Eaton Bray, Beds, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Mill Hill, Middlesex. Resident 23, Crawley Green Road, Luton. Unmarried. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 49 and 51.
STIMSON Percy Bertram
Corporal 2723, 24th (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's), London Regiment. Died of wounds 17 September 1916. Aged 21. Resident Luton, enlisted St. Albans. Son of Francis A. and Annie Stimson, of 45, Alma Street, Luton. Unmarried. Buried in WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row L. Grave 16.
STINCHCOMBE John Thomas
Gunner 149905, "D" Battery, 256th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 15 August 1917. Aged 27. Born Thornebury, enlisted Luton, Beds. Husband of E. A. Stinchcombe, of 35, Butlin Road, Luton. Married. Buried in GWALIA CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row F. Grave 15.
STOKES George
Private PLY/7715, H.M.S. "Amphion," Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 6 August 1914. Aged 37. Born 11 January 1877 in Luton, Beds. Resident 78, Cobden Street, Luton. Son of William and Mary Stokes, of Luton, Bedfordshire; husband of Jane Stokes, of 83, Oakfield Terrace Rd., Plymouth. Served in the South African War. No known grave. Commemorated in PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 5.
STOKES, MM Robert
[Listed as Corporal on Luton RoH] Lance Corporal 12329, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 August 1916. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Resident 10, Alfred Street, Luton; brother of Samuel (below). Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.)., Luton. Unmarried. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme. France. Pier and Face 2 C.

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

STOKES, R. (M.M), L/Cpl., 6th Bedfordshire Regiment.
He volunteered in August 1914. and in January of the following year was despatched to the Western Front. He was engaged in heavy fighting at Ypres, Loos, Vimy Ridge, and was awarded the Military Medal for conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty in the Field. He was reported missing on August 9th, 1916, during the Somme offensive, and was later presumed to have been killed in action on that date. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
10, Alfred Street, Luton.
4936/B.
STOKES Samuel
Private 43241, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment formerly 26802, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 October 1916. Enlisted Luton, Beds. Resident 10, Alfred Street, Luton; brother of Robert (above). Unmarried. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.

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

STOKES, S., Private, 6th Northamptonshire Regt.
He joined in March 1916, and two months later embarked for the Western Front where he saw much service and fought in several important engagements. He was unfortunately killed in action on the Somme on October 25th, 1916, and was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
10, Alfred Street, Luton.
4936/C.
STONEBRIDGE Arthur
Private G/10201, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 3 May 1917. Born Wilstead, Beds, resident and enlisted Luton, Beds. Resident 359, Hitchin Road, Luton. Married. Husband of Emily F. Pressey (formerly Stonebridge), of Round Green, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated in ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2.
STONEHAM Ernest Alexander
Private 19225, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 18 September 1915. Aged 23. Born Fulham, Middx., enlisted Andover, Wilts. Resident 12-14, High Town Road, Luton. Son of Harry and Emily Stoneham, of 3, Elgin Rd., Freemantle, Southampton. Buried in GUNNERS FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, Hainaut, Belgium. Row C. Grave 6.
STONNELL Alfred James
Private 6729, 11th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 20 May 1918. Aged 22. Born Manchester. Resident Leagrave Road, Luton. Unmarried. Son of Sarah and the late Daniel Stonnell. Buried in LUTON GENERAL CEMETERY, Bedfordshire. Grave 6154.
STRACHAN Edward Stanley
Second Lieutenant, 8th Battalion (Territorial), Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 14 October 1915. Aged 36. Born 25 July 1879. Resident Market Hill, Luton. Son of James Edward and Elizabeth Strachan, of "Kingswood", 14, Kings Avenue, Clapham Park, London. Educated Merchant Taylor's School, London, and Jesus College, Cambridge. In the 1911 census he was aged 31, born Clapham, Surrey, an Accountant, boarding at 2 and 4, Rothesay Road, Luton. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 87 to 89.
STRANGE Arthur Edward
Private 19791. 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Monday 20 September 1915. (Memorial says 29th September). Aged 21. Born and resident Calne, Wilts., enlisted Bedford. Resident 7, Dunstable Place, Luton. Unmarried. Brother of Hebert Henry Strange (below). Son of James and Kate Strange, of Quemerford, Calne, Wilts. Buried in DARTMOOR CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 14. See also George Kent Ltd

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

STRANGE, A., Private, 7th Bedfordshire Regt.
Volunteering in August 1914, he was drafted to France in May 1915, and was engaged in the fighting at the Battles of Hill 60, Ypres, and many other important engagements. He was killed in action on September 2nd, 1915, and was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
7, Dunstable Place, Luton.
4932/B.
STRANGE Herbert Henry
Corporal 18463, 2nd Battalion, Duke Of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 18 October 1916. Born Calne, Wiltshire, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Bedford. Resident 7, Dunstable Place, Luton. Married. Brother of Arthur Edward (above). No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A.

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

STRANGE, H. H., Corporal, 2nd Wiltshire Regt.
He volunteered in January 1915, and proceeded overseas five months later. During his service in France he fought in many important engagements, including those of Loos, Vimy Ridge and the Somme, and was killed in action at Flers on October 18th, 1916. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
7, Dunstable Place, Luton.
4932/A.
STRANGE Reginald Sidney
[Listed as Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment) on Luton RoH] Second Lieutenant, Bedfordshire Regiment attached to 1st Battalion, Northmaptonshire Regiment. Died 17 October 1918. Aged 23. Resident 206, Dunstable Road, Luton. Unmarried. Son of Arthur and Lily Strange, of 206. Beech Hill, Luton, Beds. Buried in LA VALLEE-MULATRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Row A. Grave 4.

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

STRANGE, R. S., 2nd Lieutenant, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment.
Joining in December 1916, he completed his training and served at various depôts until drafted to France in September 1918. He fought on the Somme, Ypres and Cambrai fronts during the Allied Advance and was killed in action at Le Cateau on October 17th, 1918. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
206, Dunstable Road, Luton.
4916/B.
STRAPP Sidney
Gunner 337090, 380th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 3 April 1919. Aged 26. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Strapp, of 20, Ridgway Road, Luton. Unmarried. Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Plot Y. Row J. Grave 18.
STRAPPS John
Private 4672, 17th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Died 3 September 1916. Aged 19. Resident 122, Baker Street, Luton. Unmarried. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Strapps, of 5, Cumberland St., Luton, Beds. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B.
STRATFORD Hubert Douglas
[Listed as Lieutenant in Luton RoH] Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died of wounds 13 April 1918. Born 3 August 1889. Resident Downs Road, Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged 1, born Luton, son of Edward Douglas and Kate Stratford, resident Crescent Road, Luton. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, born Luton, son of Edward D and Kate Stratford, resident 1, Church Street, Luton. Admitted to Bedford Grammar School, Bedford, September 1903, left September 1904. Promoted Second Lieutenant 9 February 1917. Previously admitted to Queen Alexandra's Military Hospital at Millbank 1917 with a bullet wound to the right thigh, aged 28, transferred to sick convoy 12 October 1917, discharged 30 October 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 1.
STRATTON Albert
Private 10395, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 2 June 1916. Born High Town, Luton, Beds, enlisted London. Resident 52, Cobden Street, Luton. Unmarried. Buried in TRANCHEE DE MECKNES CEMETERY, AIX-NOULETTE, Pas de Calais, France. Row D. Grave 11.
STRATTON Herbert
Lance Corporal G/14868, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917. Born Coventry, enlisted Luton, Beds. Resident 27, Saxon Road, Luton. Unmarried. Son of the late Henry and Mary Stratton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 86 to 88.
STYGALL George Montague
Private 203907, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 10 October 1917. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Son of G. A. and Alice Stygall, of 40, Lyndhurst Road, Luton. Unmarried. Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XII. Row H. Grave 13.

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

STYGALL, G. M., Private, East Surrey Regiment.
He joined in February 1917, and three months later proceeded overseas. During his service on the Western Front he was engaged with his regiment in the fighting in various sectors and was unfortunately killed in action in the vicinity of Ypres in October 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
40 , Lyndhurst Road, Luton.
4937/C.
SULLIVAN Arthur Edward
Private 87552, 70th General Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died on service in Egypt 15 Jukly 1918. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Buried in KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot F. Grave 210.
SUMMERFIELD Joseph
Private 15366, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 17 June 1917. Aged 27. Born Sundon, Beds, resident Luton, enlisted Flitwick, Beds. Resident 26, Chobham Street, Luton. Unmarried. Son of Elizabeth Summerfield, of 17, Storey St., Apsley, Hemel Hempstead, and the late William Summerfield. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.
SUMMERLIN George
Private 30601, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 May 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Resident 9, Dunstable Place, Luton. Married. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

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

SUMMERLIN, G., Private, 7th Bedfordshire Regt.
He volunteered in June t915, and in the same year was drafted overseas. He saw much service on the Western Prone and took part in several important engagements and was reported missing on May 3rd, 1917. He was later presumed to have been killed in action on that date, and was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
9, Dunstable. Place, Luton.
4973.
SUTTON Eric Thomas William
Private 17730, 8th Battalion, Princess of Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 18 February 1917. Born Louth, Lincolnshire, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Newbury. Resident 3, Cardiff Grove, Luton. Married. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 D.
SUTTON Thomas
Driver T/390233, H.T., Royal Army Service Corps attahced to 153rd Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died on service in Egypt 23 October 1918. Aged 32. Born Caister, Norfolk, resident Luton, Beds, enlisted Great Yarmouth. Resident 24, Bridge Street, Luton. Married. Husband of E. Sutton, of 26, May St., Luton, Beds. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot XXVII. Row E. Grave 10.
SWAIN Arthur George
Boy 1st Class J/48192, H.M.S. "Genista," Royal Navy. Lost with his ship as a direct result of enemy action 23 October 1916. Born 26 November 1899 in Offley, Hertfordshire. Son of Arthur and Jane Swain, of 30, Arthur Street, Luton. Unmarried. Prior to enlisting he was a Baker's Boy. Enlisted 26 Noveber 1917 for 12 years, height 5 feet 5½ inches, chest 35 inches, brown hair, brown eyes, fresh complexion. In the 1901 census he was aged 1, born Cockernhoe, Hertfordshire, son of Arthur and Jane Swain, resident Mangrove, Offley, Hitchin, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 16.

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

SWAIN, A. G., 1st Class Boy, Royal Navy.
He volunteered in December 1915, and was posted to H.M.S. "Genista," which vessel was engaged on patio! duties in the North Sea and other waters. He lost his life on October 23rd, 1916, when his ship was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine in the Irish Channel, and was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
3o, Arthur Street, Luton.
4991/A.
SWAIN James William
Private 27229, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 8 September 1919. Aged 24. Son of Mr. J. Swain, of 17 Hillside Road, Luton. Unmarried. Buried in LUTON CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Bedfordshire. Plot Y. Row K. Grave 23.

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

SWAIN, J. W., Private, Northamptonshire Regt.
He joined in August 1916, and two months later proceeded to the Western Front where he saw much service. He was wounded in the course of operations and rejoining his Battalion after recovery was taken prisoner on May 27th, 1918, during the German Offensive. Repatriated in January 1919, he died on September 18th of that year from the effects of privation and ill-treatment whilst a prisoner of war in Germany. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
17, Hillside Road. Luton.
4982/B.
SWAIN Thomas James
Private 18970, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action between 10 and 12 September 1916. Born and enlisted Luton, Beds. Resident 30, Arthur Street, Luton. Unmarried. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 D.

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

SWAIN, T. J., Private, Grenadier Guards.
Volunteering in August 1914, be was sent to France two months lacer and was engaged in the fighting at La Basset and the subsequent engagements of Hill 60. Ypres, Loos and the Somme Offensive, during which he was killed in action on September 10th, 1916. He was entitled to the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
30. Arthur Street. Luton.
4991/C.
SWANN Albert Edward
Private 34011, 1st/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment formerly 202635, The Buss (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 4 October 1917. Aged 28. Born Hadstock, Essex, enlisted Luton, Beds. Resident 9, Warwick Road, Luton. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Swann, of Hill Farm, Hadstock, Essex; husband of Mrs. Bertie King Olley (formerly Swann), of 8 Hut, Longfield Avenue, Romford, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 23 to 28.
SWIFT Richard
Private 58923, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 20 October 1918. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Luton. Unmarried. Son of Richard and Beatrice Swift, of 62, Queen Street, Luton. Buried in HIGHLAND CEMETERY, LE CATEAU, Nord, France. Plot XII. Row A. Grave 10. See also Vauxhall Motors Memorial
SWIFT Stanley [Dean]
Lance Corporal 20735, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 6 July 1916. Aged 22. Born, resident and enlisted Luton. Resident 37, Tavistock Street, Luton. Married. Husband of E. Swift, of 466, St. George's Rd., Glasgow. Buried in LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 2.

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