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Leighton Buzzard Roll of Honour

Shortly after the end of World War One, the Leighton Buzzard Observer published a list of men from Leighton Buzzard who had served during the conflict in either the army or the navy. The lists were published in consecutive editions of the paper from 18th March 1919 to 5th August 1919. The details have been transcribed below (question marks indicate details which were unclear).

Click on the letters in the 'A' to 'Y' index below, to navigate to the section for surnames starting with that letter.


A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y

JACKMAN Dennis Daniel, Wing Road, Linslade, on Post Office Staff; 1914, Sep., Sapper, East Anglian Signal Company, Royal Engineers.

JACKSON, sons of Mr. Henry Jackson, Pevensey :-
      Warwick Marshall, clerk, Imperial Continental Gas Association,[2 years Middlesex Rifles, 4 years Middlesex Artillery];1915, Nov., rifleman, 15th Btn. County of London Rifles; To France; 1917, September, Wounded.
      Henry Leigh, Accountant Officer Royal Navy; Paymaster, Lieut.-Commander, Grand Fleet 1914-17; British Aegean Squadron, 1918.
      Rowland, Islay, Alberta, Canada, farmer; 1917, March, Pte., 21st Alberta Reserves; 1918, To France; 1918, Army of Occupation.

JACKSON Marshall, St. Albans, son of late Surgeon, Major Jackson, Rushmere; 1918, July, Lieut., Royal Army Medical Corps., August, Medical Officer, Sierra Leone.

JACKSON, sons of Mr. H.T. Jackson, 20, Albany Road :-
      Frederick A., chemist's assistant; 1915, November, Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps.; Transferred to 1/19th Batt. London Regiment; To France; 1916, Sept., Wounded on Somme; 1918, March, Discharged because of Wounds.
      Robert ; Private, Training Batt.; 1919 Army of Occupation.

JAKEMAN, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Jakeman, 66, Plantation Road :-
      Frederick George, market gardener; 1914 September, Private, 5th Batt. Beds Regiment; 1917, July, To France; 1918, October, 23rd, Killed in Action.
      James, motor driver; 1916, March, Pte., Royal Army Service Corps.

JAKEMAN, sons of Mr. Jakeman, 60, Church Street :-
      William, labourer; 1915, Sept., Private 29th Batt. Middlesex Regt., Transferred to Queen's Royal West Surrey Regt.
      James, engine driver; 1918, March, Pte., 5th Batt. East Surrey Regiment.

JAKEMAN Frank, 30, Hartwell Crescent, butcher.

JANES, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Janes, Lake Street :-
      G.A., London; 1915, March, Private, Middlesex Regiment; 1916, To France, Wounded; To France; October, Killed in Action.
      Henry ; County of London Regiment, Wounded three times.
      Leonard ; Motor Transport, Twice Wounded.
      Charles ; Rifle Brigade.

JANES, sons of Mr. Janes, 12, St. Andrew's Street :-
      Frederick, labourer, [5 years in Beds Regt., South African War], 1914, August, Pte., 2nd Batt. Beds Regiment; 1914, To France, Wounded; 1915, February, Re-joined; March, Wounded; 1917, April, Discharged because of Wounds.
      George, labourer, [Beds Territorials]; 1914, August, Private, 5th Batt. Beds Regt.; Invalided out of Army.

JANES, sons of Mrs. Janes, Linslade late of Leighton Buzzard :-
      Claud, draughtsman; 1914, September, Private, Oxon. and Bucks. Light Infantry, To France, Wounded, Missing, Reported Killed.
      Percy C. ; 25th Batt. Australian Contingent.

JANES, sons of Mrs. Janes, Hockliffe St. :-
      Alec, farmer; 1914, Aug., Pte., East Kent Regt.,[The Buffs]; 1915, May, To France, September, Invalided home. November, Transferred to Army Pay Corps.
      Ralph ; Wireless operator in Navy.

JANES Amos, 48, Bassett Road, labourer; Private 3rd Batt. Beds Regiment, Lance-Corporal; 1917, June, Invalided out of Army.

JANES Harold, M.M., 23 , Queen Street, engineer; 1915, March, Royal Army Medical Corps, To France, Military Medal.

JANES Frank, Nag's Head, Mill Road, railway clerk; 1917, April Training Batt.

JANES William John, 21, Beaudesert, Sawyer; 1917, April, Sapper, Royal Engineers.

JANES Alfred Thomas, 36, Baker Street; 1916, May, Trooper, Surrey Yeomanry; 1917, April, To Salonica; 1919, Feb., To Russia.

JANES William, 38, South Street.

JANES Thomas, 14, St. Andrew's St.; Royal Field Artillery.

JANES Henry, 46, Bassett Road; 5th Batt. Beds Regiment.

JANES F., M.M. ; 1st Batt. Beds Regiment, To Italy, Military Medal.

JEWETT Albert Edward, 5, Hockliffe Road.

JEFFCOTE, sons of Mrs. Jeffcote, 2, Baker Street :-
      Harry, labourer, Luton [nine years in Berks. Regiment]; 1914, August, Private, in Berks. Regiment; 1914, To France; 1915, May, Wounded; 1916, April, Discharged because of wounds.
      Alfred, labourer, Luton, [ -- years in Beds Regiment]; 1914, August, Private in Beds Regiment; To France.
      Walter, labourer, 6, Baker Street, [2 years in Northants. Regiment]; 1914, Private 2nd Northants. Regiment; 1914, To France; 1915, Wounded at Loos; Rejoined.
      Thomas, labourer; 1915, May, Private, 1/5th Batt. Beds Regiment; To Egypt; Wounded.
      Charles, hay-tier; 1915, June, Private, Army Service Corps.
      William ; Rifleman, Royal Irish Rifles; 1918, April, Invalided out of Army.

JEFFCOATE Ernest, 54, Bassett Road, Berks Regiment.

JEFFS Cyril, 3, Hartwell Grove, painter; 1919, October, Private, Royal Army Service Corps.

JEFFS Harry, 28 Church Street, 3rd Batt. Beds Regiment.

JEFFS Jesse, 22, Bedford Street; Trooper, Bucks. Yeomanry; Invalided out of Army.

JEFFS F.C. ; Private, Beds Regiment.

JEFFS I ; Private 5th Beds Regiment.

JOHNSON D. Dudley Street; 1916, May, Sapper, 4/1st Batt. East Anglian Engineers.

JOHNSON Charles Rowland, 18, Bridge St.; 1916, March, Private 1st Batt. Beds Regt., Aug., To France; 1917, October, Wounded; Oct., Killed in railway accident.

JONES J.W. Hockliffe Road; Prisoner.

JONES K.C.S. ; Wounded

JONES Frank, 28 Clarence Road.

JORDAN James, "Ossett Villa", Vandyke Road; Sapper, Royal Engineers.

JORDAN J.G. Ivy Cottage, Vandyke Road; Private Warwickshire Regt.; 1918, Oct., Reported killed.

JOYNSON Frederick W. Bridge Street; Corporal, Bucks. Yeomanry; To Gallipoli; To France; 1918, Oct., Killed in action.