W GREEN LTD, LUTON - WAR MEMORIAL
World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2002 Lynda Smith
J.W. Green Memorial, a large brass plaque, commemorates the men who
died in the First World War who worked at the brewery in Park Street
West, Luton. We will be grateful for any further information about this
Memorial. It is now in the care of Luton Museum in Wardown Park, and
we thank them for allowing us access to it. The Memorial gives full
name, Regiment, rank, place and year of death.
Copyright © Lynda Smith 2002
NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE.
ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF
THE EMPLOYEES OF
J.W. GREEN LTD., WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR KING AND COUNTRY
1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Admitted to hospital with
wounds to right thigh 18 May 1916, died from those wounds Thursday
18 May 1916. Aged 31. Born 10 August 1884. Unmarried. Son of John
W. and Mary Ann Green (nee Cumberland), of "The Larches",
Luton. His sister was Gertrude Mary who married Sidney Tabor,
they lived most of their married life in Harlington Manor. Awarded
the Military Cross (M.C. - see London Gazette). Admitted to Bedford
Grammar School in September 1898, left December 1903. In the 1891
census he was aged 6, born Luton, son of John William and Mary
Anne Green, resident The Larches, Bedford Road, Luton. In the
1911 census he was aged 26, born Luton, a Bar Law Student at 39,
Audley House, Margaret Street, Maylebone, London W. Buried in
FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot
I. Row B. Grave 39. See also Luton
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27369. "C" Company, 1st Bn., King's Shropshire Light Infantry.
Formerly 32051 Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Saturday
20 April 1918. Age 32. Son of George William and Emily Jane Bird,
of 20, Gloucester Rd., Luton, Bedfordshire. Born and enlisted Luton. Buried in BELGIAN BATTERY CORNER CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Ref. II. J. 10. See also Luton Town Memorial
to the National Roll of the Great War:
H. G., Private, King's Shropshire Light Infantry.
volunteered in October 1915, and having completed his training
proceeded to the Western Front. He took part in many engagements
of importance and was killed on April 20th, 1917, by shell
fire while asleep in his dug-out. He was buried near Ypres.
He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
Gloucester Road, Luton.
90012. 136th Field Amb., Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action
Saturday 28 April 1917. Born and enlisted Luton. Buried in FINS NEW
BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND, Somme, France. See also Luton
34425. 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action Monday 9
April 1917. Born Wilshampstead, Beds, resident and enlisted Luton.
Married. Resident 22, Elizabeth Street, Luton. Buried in FAMPOUX
BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Row A. Grave 27. See also
Luton Town Memorial
18971, 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Thursday
12 July 1917. Age 20. Unmarried. Brother of Miss L. Elsdon, of 40,
Collingdon Street, Luton, Bedfordshire. Born and lived Luton. Enlisted Bedford.
No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.
Panel 41. See also Luton Town Memorial
to the National Roll of the Great War - Section V
E. J., Private, 8th Bedfordshire Regt.
He volunteered in January 1915, and after being retained
on important duties at various stations was drafted overseas
in October of the succeeding year. He was wounded In an
engagement near Ypres in April r917, and. after ;.is recovery
fought at Hulluch. He was reported missing after this engagement
on July 12th, 1917, and was late presumed to have been killed
there. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory
40, Collingdon Street, Luton.
6684. 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action Friday
12 March 1915. Aged 33. Born and resident Luton, enlisted Bedford.
Married. Resident 178, Park Street, Luton. Son of the late Charles
and Sarah Elizabeth Richards, of 147, Hitchin Rd., Luton; husband
of Emma (nee Worsley) Richards, of 178, Park St., Luton, married
3 October 1913 in Luton. Served in the South African Campaign. In
the 1881 census he was newborn, born Luton, son of Sarah Richards,
resident 94, Albert Road, Luton. In the 1891 census he was aged
10, born Luton, at school, son of Sarah Richards, resident Albert
Road, Luton. In the 1911 census he was aged 30, born Luton, a Turner,
son of Charles and Srah Richards, resident 147, Hitchin Road, Luton.
No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais,
France. Panel 10 and 11. See also Luton
7655. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Saturday
8 May 1915. Born, lived and enlisted Luton. Resident 8, North Street.
Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD) Nord, France.
Plot II. Row A. Grave 101. See also Luton
200236, 1st/5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action
Friday 20 July 1917. Born, lived and enlisted Luton. Buried in GAZA
WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot XXX. Row A. Grave 4. See also Luton
IN GRATEFUL APPRECIATION OF
42 OTHER MEMBERS OF THE FIRM
WHO SERVED WITH HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
1 May, 2020