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LUTTON - Roll of Honou

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2002

The memorial is in the form of a plaque within the village church.

Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2002

BURTON Reginald John 2nd Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died of wounds Monday 15th April 1918 in Military Hospital Courtral in German hands. Age 25. Son of John Richard and Mary Ann Burton, of Lutton, Oundle, Northants. Served with Northamptonshire Yeomanry from November, 1914, to March, 1917. Buried in KORTRIJK (ST.-JAN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Kortrijk, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave C. 9.
HEAD Reginald Private 14478, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action on the Somme Sunday 4th June 1916 at Noulette. Born Lutton, enlisted Northmapton. Buried in BOIS-DE-NOULETTE BRITISH CEMETERY, AIX-NOULETTE, Pas de Calais, France. Grave I. C. 5.
KESTER, MM Arthur William [Memorial refers to Military Medal, SDGW and CWGC refer to DCM] Private 7942, 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on the Somme Thursday 12th October 1916. BOrn Cottenham, cambridgeshire, enlisted Bedford, resident Hamerton. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C
MARSON John Private, 16th Battalion , Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action on the Somme 1st December 1917. No details on either CWGC or SDGW.
WESTON George [Listed as Private] Rifleman, 18th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action Monday 21st May 1917 in France. Born Lichborough, Northamptonshire, enlisted Northampton, resident Salford, manchester. Son of Mr. J. George Weston, of 6, Browning St., Salford, Manchester. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 51 and 53 [Fail to see the connection with Lutton but as this fits every detail on the memorial then there must be a connection]
PETTIFOR Tom [Thomas] [Listed as PETTIFER on SDGW] Private G/13418, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. Killed in action [4th on memorial] 3rd May 1917 in France. Born Stilton, enlisted Huntingdon, resident Washingley. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7

Also within the church is a table set aside as a memorial to crashed American aircrew.

B17G 43-37595
6th February 1945

Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2002
18 August 2002
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