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
LACEY Joseph John, 31, Friday Street; Driver, Royal
Field Artillery; 1918, Nov., Invalided out of Army.
LAKE Charles, Stanbridge Road; 1st Suffolk
Regiment; To France; Wounded.
LAKE Robert, Stanbridge Road; Private,
2nd Batt. Essex Regiment; To France; "Gassed".
LAKE William George, 33, Stanbridge Road.
LAKE Frederick, 43, Mill Road
LAMB John William, The Knolls.
E. William, "Novado", Regent
Street, ticket collector L. and N.W.R.; 1915, Feb., Sapper, Royal
Engineers; 1916, March, To Gallipoli; July, To France.
LAMBERT Thomas, "Novado", Regent St., porter,
L. and N.W.R.;1915, Jan., Driver, Royal Field Artillery; Sept., To
France; 1917, May,
LAMBOURNE Henry William, 22 Union St.;
Private, 2/5th Batt. Beds Regiment.
LANCASTER Edward, Notting Hill late Vandyke
Road; Private, Army Transport.
LANCASTER John, 6, Baker Street [2 years in Beds Reserve];
1914, Sept., Private, 2nd Batt. Beds Regiment; To France.
LANCASTER Henry ; Private, Gordon Highlanders;
LANCASTER, sons of the above :-
Arthur Henry, Watford, late Baker St.; Private,
Beds Regiment; To Palestine; 1917, Nov., 29, Killed in Action.
LANE Percy, 9, Vandyke Road.
LANE Jesse, 9, Vandyke Road.
LANE William, 9, Vandyke Road.
LATHWELL Thomas Arthur, 7, East Street, drover;
1915, Dec., Private, 1/6th Batt. Essex Regiment; Transferred to 12th Bn. Middlesex
Regiment; 1916, August,
LATHWELL Jesse, 21, Queen Street; Private, 7th Batt.
LATHWELL William, 97, Heath Road; Private, 2/5th
Batt. Beds Regiment.
LATHWELL Frederick, 7, East Street.
LATHWELL A.T.; Gunner.
LAWRENCE Richmond, Vandyke Road; 1916, March, Private,
195th Canadian Batt.; Nov., To France; 1917, May 14 Killed at Vimy Ridge.
LAWRENCE Frank; 1914, Aug., Sapper, Royal Engineers;
1915, To Gallipoli; 1916, To Egypt; 1916, To France; 1917, Wounded at Messines;
1918, July, Invalided
out of Army.
LAWSON John, 55, Church Street [9 years in Beds
Reserve]; 1914, Aug., Private, 3rd Batt. Beds Regiment; Sept., To France; 1915,
May, Killed in Action.
LAWSON W.H. 22, Back Lane.
LEACH F.; Private, 2nd Batt. Suffolk Regiment; Sergeant.
LEACH John, 48, Stanbridge Road; Sergeant; 1918,
LEADER William, 18, Lammas Walk.
LEARY George A. 2, Heath Road; 1915, Feb., 1st Air
Mechanic, Royal Flying Corps; Sergeant; 1919, Demobilised.
LEE John Alfred, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee,
Grove Road; 2nd Lieut., Royal Air Force; 1918, Sept., Killed in Action.
LEE A.S. 61, South Street ; Prisoner.
LEEDS, sons of Mr. and Mrs. G. Leeds, 28, Dudley
George William, grocer's assistant; 1915,
Private, Beds Regt.; 1916, April, Transferred to Machine Gun Corps; Sept., To
France; 1917, Sept., Wounded; 1918, Sept., Wounded; 1919, March, Demobilised.
Frederick James, grocer's assistant; 1916,
June, Private, Beds Regt.; 1917, May To France; Oct., Wounded; Dec., To Italy;
1918, April, To France; Aug., Gassed; Oct., Wounded; 1915, April, Demobilised.
LEVY F. ; Private, Somerset Regt.
LEWIN Percy ; 1918, April, Gassed.
LEWIS J.W. 60, Billington Road; Private, Lincoln
LIGHTFOOT F. ; Private, Northants Regt.
LINNEY, sons of Mr. Linney, 28, Bedford St. :-
William, Vandyke Road, platelayer L. and
N.W.Rly.; 1916, Feb., Sapper, Royal Engineers; 1917, To France; 1919, Demobilised.
Frederick, 28, Bedford Street, shunter L.
and N.W.Rly.; 1914, October, Sapper, Royal Engineers; 1915, March, To France;
Gassed and Wounded; 1919, Demobilized.
George William, baker; 1915, December, Private,
Royal Sussex Regiment, Lance-Corporal; 1916, June, To France, twice Wounded;
Alfred, labourer [ -- years in Beds Territorials];
1914, Aug., Private, Beds Regt., Transferred to Gloucester Regt., and Royal Defence
Corps; 1916, July, To France,, Wounded; 1918, June, Discharged because of Wounds.
Samuel, blacksmith's striker; 1916, Feb.,
Private, 3rd Batt. Beds Regiment, Transferred to Machine Gun Corps; 1916, Wounded,
Gassed; 1919, To Army of Occupation.
Henry ; 1918 May, Private, Queen's Royal
West Surrey Regiment; 1919, To France, Army of Occupation.
LINNEY, sons of Mrs. Linney, 49 Lake St. :-
Eric Fred, sadler; 1917, August, Trooper,
King's Household Batt.; 1918, June, Transferred to Coldstream Guards.
James John; 1917, January, Rifleman, Civil
Service Rifles; 1919, To Queen's Westminster Rifles; 1917, To France; 1918, June,
Wounded; 1919, To Army of Occupation
LINNEY James, 37, Mill Road, grocer; 1915, July,
Driver, West Lancs., Royal Engineers; 1917, September, To France.
LINNEY Samuel, 38, Bedford Street, [ -- years in
Beds Regiment]; 1914, August, Private 7th Batt. Beds Regt.; 1915, June, To
LINNEY Albert E. 28, St. Andrew's Street, labourer,
L. and N.W. Rly.; 1914, Sept., Private, 8th Batt, Beds Regiment; Lance-Corporal;
1915, August, To France;
1916, May, Wounded.
LINNEY Frank, Pulford Road.
LLOYD A. 8, Regent Street.
LONDON E.G. Wimbledon, late Leighton Buzzard, driver;
Royal Field Artillery.
LOUGHTON U.F. 27, Hockliffe Rd., bricklayer; Private,
Lincoln Regt.; 1917, Jan., Invalided out of Army.
LOVELY H.C. ; 1916, August, Reported Wounded.
LUCK, sons of Mr. J. Luck, late of Leighton Buzzard
Edward Lewis, Toronto; Canadian Contingent;
To France; 1916, September, Killed in Action.
Sydney James, Toronto, student for Methodist
Ministry; To France; 1917, April, Killed in Action.
LUCK Hayward, Canada, son of Mr. T.J. Luck, late
of High Street; Canadian Contingent; 1916, Killed in Action.
LUCOCK Sidney Hubert, 4, South Street, overseer in
Post Office [Beds Regt., Boer War]; 1914, September, Coy. Quarter-Master-Sergt.,
6th Batt. Beds Regiment.
LYON John W. Briggington, Hockliffe Rd.; 1914, Sergt.,
Seaforth Highlanders; 1917, Nov., 2nd Lieut.; 1914, November, To France; 1915,
May, Wounded, July,
Rejoined; 1917, Nov., To France; 1918, April, Wounded.
LYONS H.G. ; Pte. City of London Regt.