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
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,
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
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
Robert ; Private, Training Batt.; 1919 Army
JAKEMAN, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Jakeman, 66, Plantation
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
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
George, labourer, [Beds Territorials]; 1914,
August, Private, 5th Batt. Beds Regt.; Invalided out of Army.
JANES, sons of Mrs. Janes, Linslade late of Leighton
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,
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
JEFFS Harry, 28 Church Street, 3rd Batt. Beds Regiment.
JEFFS Jesse, 22, Bedford Street; Trooper, Bucks. Yeomanry;
Invalided out of
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,
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.