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
KAYE William Henry, 40, Mill Road; Lance-Corporal,
King's Royal Rifle Corps.
KAYE Fred ; King's Royal Rifle Corps.
KEEN William John, 4, Ashwell Street,
painter; [4 years in Navy]; Able Seaman,
H.M.S. "Prince of Wales".
KEEN Geo., 4, Ashwell Street, engine driver L. and
N.W.R.; 1914, Aug., Private, 5th Batt, Beds Regiment; 1915, To France; 1916,
May, Died of Wounds.
KEEN Henry Thomas, 8 Summer Street, labourer.
KEENE William Arthur, Church Street, Police Constable
at Leighton Buzzard; 1915, Nov., Military Police; Lance-Corporal; Transferred
to Grenadier Guards; 1916,
March, To France; 1918, Oct., Wounded; 1919, Feb., Demobilised - rejoined Police.
KEMBER, sons of Mr. and Mrs. W. Kember, "The Croft",
Stanbridge Road :-
Harold Percy, 56, Hockliffe Road.
"Archie"; To Egypt; 1919, Died from Heart
KEMP J.W. 30, Stanbridge Road; Signaller, Lincoln
KEMPSTER, sons of late Mr. W. Kempster, 28, North
T.G. ; Private, Beds Regiment; 1915, To France;
1916, July, Killed.
John ; Royal Army Service Corps.
KEMPSTER William, 76. St. Andrew's Street, labourer
[--- years in Beds Regt.];
1914, Aug., Private, 2nd Batt. Beds Regiment.
KEMPSTER Ernest ; 1917, Aug., Private, West Surrey
KEMPSTER Thomas, Chapel Path; Private, 3rd Batt. Beds
KEMPSTER C.C. ; Private, Beds Regiment.
KEMPSTER Charles, 3, Chapel Path; Private, 5th Batt.
KEMPSTER J. ; Private, Beds Regiment.
KENT Harry, 3 Bedford Street.
KING Frederick, "Birchwood", Albany Road,
butcher; 1914, Sept., Trooper, Beds Yeomanry; Transferred to Machine
Gun Corps; Lance-Cpl.; 1915, May, To France;
1917, July, Invalided out of Army.
KING, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Jno. King, 24, St. Andrew's
Joseph ; 1918, March, Died of Wounds.
Francis John ; 1914, Aug., Private, 4th Batt.
Beds Regiment; 1915, To France; 1916, July, Killed in Action.
KING Frederick Valentine, Wimbledon late of Leighton
Buzzard, [5 years in East Surrey Regiment]; 1915, Dec., Private, East Surrey
Regiment; 1916, March,
India; 1917, Dec., To Mesopotamia; 1919, April, Demobilised.
KING George Arthur, 14, Grove Road; 1914, Aug., A.B.,
H.M.S. Defence; 1915, May 31, Lost in Battle of Jutland.
KING George, 70, Bassett Road; Royal Navy.
KING Charles, 4 Plantation Road; Private, Beds Regiment.
KINMAN T. ; Private, Beds Regiment.
KITELEY Frank Leslie, The Bridge House, Hockliffe
Road; 1915, April, Private, Royal Ordnance Corps; 1917, Corporal; 1918, Sergeant;
1915, To Gallipoli; October,
Wounded; Dec., To Egypt.
KITELEY John Thomas, 54, Hockliffe Road; 1916, July,
Private, Royal Flying Corps; Sergeant.
KITELEY Thomas W. 17, Friday Street; 1916, Dec.,
Private, Royal Fusiliers; 1917, To France; July, 22, Killed in Action.
KITELEY Edward, 1, Bassett Road.
KNOTT Frank K. 23, South Street; 1918, April, Private,
Royal Sussex Regiment.