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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

EAKINS H.; Private, West Riding York Regt.

EAMES Thomas James, 12 Church Street; Private, King's Royal Rifle Corps.

EASTAFF James, 34, Union Street ; Private, Beds Regiment.

EATHERLEY Frank, 98, Bassett Road.

EATWELL Reginald Robert, Ashwell St.; Trooper, Beds Yeomanry.

EDWARDS D., 4, Heath Road; Private, 2/5th Bn. Beds Regt.

EDWARDS Harry Stephen, 20, Vandyke Road, fishmonger's assistant; 1914, Pte., Oxon and Bucks Light Infantry; Transferred to Royal Field Artillery.

EDWARDS A., Vandyke Road; Royal Field Artillery.

EDWARDS Harold Thomas, 3, Billington Road; Private, Northants Regt.

EGGLETON, sons of Mrs. Eggleton, 81, Heath Road :-
      Frederick, ex-champion swordsman of British Army, [26 years in Grenadier Guards and Royal Horse Guards]; 1914, August, Quarter master Sergeant.; Instructor to the 8th Division.
      Robert, [8 years in Royal Garrison Artillery], 1914, August, Batt. Quarter-master Sergeant; To Egypt; To France.
      Alfred, [8 years in Queen's Bays]; 1914, August, Corporal., Sergt., Sergt. Major; To France; 1918 Invalided home with pneumonia; 1919, Instructor at Aldershot.

EGGLETON, sons of the late John Eggleton, 42, Plantation Road ;_
      John, In India
      Fred, [21 years in Beds Regiment]; 1914, August, Lce.-Corpl., 3rd Beds Regt; 1915, Aug., To France, Dec., wounded.
      Ernest, 1916, Canadian Contingent, In Canada.
      William, [ -- years in Beds Regt.]; 1914, August, Lce.-Corpl., 2nd Batt., Beds Regt., Sergt.; 1914, Oct., To France; 1916, July, 30th, Killed in Action.

EGGLETON, sons of Charles Eggleton, 96, Heath Road :-
      Charles ; 1915, March, Private, 17th Batt., Royal Fusiliers; 1917, To France; 1918, Gassed; 1919, Rejoined.
      Alfred Ernest ; 1916, Oct., Private, Scots Guards, To France; 1915, Wounded; 1918, Nov., Wounded; 1919, Demobilised.

EGGLETON, son of George Eggleton,
      Sydney, Watford.

EISELE James Edward, Church Street.

EISELE Charles Henry, Church Street, Bugler, Army Service Corps.; Lce.Corpl.

ELDRED Ernest William, 22, Grove Road, Assistant Supt. Prudential Insurance Co.; Private, Royal West Surrey Regiment, Lce.Corpl.; 1918, Feb., Invalided out of Service.

ELLINGWORTH Harris, 12 Beaudesert.

ELMER Thomas, 21 Ashwell Street, carman.

EMERY, sons of P.c. Emery, 27 Vandyke Road :-
      Hubert Ernest, 27, Vandyke Road, mechanic; 1915, May, Bugler in Beds Regt.; 1917, August, Re-enlisted on attaining military age; 1918, April, Transferred to 1st Batt. Norfolk Regt., October, To Royal Fusiliers; 1918, April, To France; 1919, Jan., Invalided out of Army.
      Percy Edward ; 1915, August, Private, Army Service Corps, Motor Transport; 1915, Jan., To France.

EMERY Charles Edward, 15, Bridge Street.

EVANS Harry, 30a, South Street, labourer; 1916, October, Private, 3rd Batt. Beds Regiment.

EVANS Alfred Edward, 19, Regent Street, basket maker; Private, West Surrey Regt.; 1918, June, Invalided out of Service.