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
TALL Sidney Arthur, Billington Road.
TANSLEY Harry, 10, South Street, postman,
[time expired soldier]; 1915, Sept., Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry.
TATTAM Alan Claude, Australia, son of
Mr. Edw. Tattam, "Ravenstone",
farmer, [Bucks Yeomanry]; 1914, Private, 1st Australian Contingent
Army Service Corps;
Staff Sergeant; 1915, To Gallipoli; To Egypt; To France.
TAYLOR James William, 2, St. Andrew's St.
TAYLOR Alan Cox, 52, Stanbridge Road.
TAYLOR George, 40, St. Andrew's Street; Private, 4th
Bn. Beds Regiment.
TAYLOR William, 38, Plantation Road; Private, 4th Bn.
TAYLOR W. Plantation Road; Sapper, Royal Engineers.
TAYLOR George ; Private, 10th Bn. Beds Regiment.
TAYLOR Charles William Brooks, 31, Beaudesert; 1916,
Nov., Cadet, Artists' Rifles, O.T.C.; 1917, July, 2nd Lieut., 5th Bn. Manchester
TEARLE John, 4, Chapel Path.
TEARLE Joseph, 22, Chapel Path.
TEW Edward John, 45, Vandyke Road; Private, 1st Bn.
Beds. Regiment; 1914, Killed
THEOBALDS H.H. bank clerk; 2nd Lieut., Beds Regiment;
Lieut.; 1917, June, Wounded;
THOMAS Maddison Leonard, 8, Church St.; 1918, Private,
Beds Regiment; Aug.,
Invalided out of Army.
THOMPSON Amos, late 24, Hockliffe Road; 1916, April,
Sapper, Royal Engineers;
1916, May, Died of Pneumonia.
THOMS Ernest Cecil, 26, Bassett Road, police constable
at Leighton Buzzard [7 years in Royal Garrison Artillery]; 1914, Aug., Gunner,
Royal Garrison Artillery;
Corporal; 1916, Sergeant; To France; 1919, March, Demobilised.
THORNE Joseph Edward, 50, Hockliffe St.
TIBBETTS Thomas Gibbs, Hartwell Crescent, draper;
1916, Oct., Private, East
Surrey Regiment; 1919, Demobilised.
TILL Harold, Vancouver, British Columbia, son of Mr.
Till, Relieving Officer; 1916, Sept., Gunner, 51st Bn. Canadian Field Artillery;
To France; Gassed; 1919,
Feb., Returned to Vancouver.
TILLBROOK Archibald James, 25, Dudley St., Printing
Machine Minder; Rifleman, 4th Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps; To Salonica; Invalided
home with Malaria; To
France; 1918, Nov., 5th Died of Wounds.
TOE, sons of the late Sergt. Toe, formerly postman
at Leighton Buzzard, and
22 years in King's Royal Rifles, 16, Regent Street :-
Francis John, Chingford, Essex, hairdresser;
1916, July, Royal Naval Air Service; Transferred to Labour Bn.; 1917, To France.
George Frederick, 16, Regent Street, provision
manager; 1916, Jan., Rifleman, London Irish Rifles; Transferred to Royal Army
William Charles, compositor; 1914, Sept.,
Private, Bucks Territorials; Transferred to Tank Corps; 1919, Jan., Demobilised.
Albert Edward, postman; 1915, April, Rifleman,
2/8th Bn. P.O. Rifles; Corporal; 1917, To France; 1918, Gassed; 1919, Feb., Demobilised.
Ernest, painter; 1914, Private, Beds Regiment;
Transferred to 1/4th Bn. Essex Regiment; 1915, March, To France; Oct., Frostbitten;
1916, Jan., To Egypt; To Salonica.
Walter Dennis, M.M., [6 months in Beds Reserve];
1914, Aug., Private, 3rd Bn. Beds Regiment; 1916, Transferred to Northants. Regiment;
Corporal; Sergeant; 1916, May, To France; 1917, Feb., Military Medal and Mentioned
in Despatches; Aug., Wounded; Nov. 10, Died of Wounds.
TOMPKINS Edward, P.O.
1st Class, 14, Billington Road [22 years in Navy, 1878-1900]], Bombardment
of Alexandria, etc., Gunnery Instructor on H.M.S. Mclampus when King
George V was captain; Egyptian Medal, Alexandria Clasp and Khedive Star, Long
Service and Good Conduct Medal; 1914, Aug., Staff Instructor on H.M.S. Hermione
and H.M.S. Excellent; 1917, May , Invalided out of Navy.
Edward G.B. son of the above; 1917, Aug.,
Pte., Cambridge Regt.; Transferred to Norfolk Regiment and Sherwood Foresters;
1918, To France, Somme, etc.; Wounded in Belgium; 1919 February Demobilized.
TOMKINS Edward, Plantation Road.
TOMKINS Edward, Vandyke Road.
TOMS John, 5, Heath Road, gardener; 1914, Sept.,
Pte., 3rd Batt. Beds Regt.; Transferred to 9th Batt. Middlesex Regt., Corporal.
TOMS William, 88, North Street, labourer, [seven
years in Special Reserve]; 1914, October, Pte., 1/5th Batt. Beds Regt.; Transferred
to 3rd Bat. Beds Regiment;
1915, July, To Gallipoli; 1916, Feb., Invalided home, October, To France; 1917,
August, Died of Wounds.
TOOKE Frederick H. ; Sapper, 3/2nd Batt. East Anglian
Field Company, Royal Engineers.
TOOLEY Herbert Cyril, Lieut., R.A.S.C., Heath Road;
1916, Staff-Sergt., Royal Army Service Corps; June, Staff Sergt. Major; Sept.,
2nd Lieut.; 1917, June,
Lieut.; 1916, Sep., Inspector of Forage for Home and Overseas, Mid. and West
Mid. H.Q. Staff; 1919, Mar., Mentioned in Despatches for valuable services
rendered; June, Demobolized.
TOOLEY H.A. Town Mills, Guernsey; 1912, 2nd Lieut.,
Guernsey Militia; 1914, Oct., 2nd Batt, Leicestershire Regt.; Nov., To France;
Dec. 20th Reported Missing
TOOTH, sons of Mr. Tooth, 10, Barrow Path :-
Bert, carpenter; 1916, May.
Ernest Charles, cab driver; 1914, Private,
5th Batt. Beds Regt.; Transferred to Irish Fusiliers; To France; 1915, March,
Wounded at Neuve Chapelle; Dec., To Salonica; 1916, May, To Ireland.
S. painter [3 years in Beds Regt]; 1914,
August, Pte., 3/5th Batt. Beds Regt.; 1914, To France.
Frank [in Territorials]; 1914, August, Pte.,
3/5th Batt. Beds Regt.; 1915, To France; Wounded: 1916, Jan., Discharged because
TOWERS, sons of Mrs. Towers, The Swan Hotel :-
Grenville ; 1915, Pte., 2/5th Batt. Beds
Regt. [home service only]; 1917, Invalided out of Army; 1918, October, 27,
Hubert G. M.M. ; 1915, May, Pte., 16th
Batt. Middlesex Regt.; 1917, Feb., Sergt.; 1915, Nov., To France; 1917, July,
Wounded; 1918, March, To France, Sept., Military Medal for Gallantry and Devotion
to duty; 1919, February, Demobilized.
John G. Lieut.; 1915, May, Private, 16th
Batt. Middlesex Regt.; Nov., To France; 1916, April, To Cadet Batt.; August,
2nd Lieut., 3rd Batt. Beds Regt.; Sep., To France with 6th Batt.; Nov., Wounded;
1917, December, Transferred to Royal Air Force; 1918, Feb., Lieut.; August,
Pilot Instructor; 1919, Feb. Demobilized.
TUCKER Walter John, Hockliffe Street, gardener;
Private Beds Regiment; 1917, Nov., Invalided out of Army.
TURNER Leslie, Hockliffe, late Lake Street, Clerk;
1918, March, Driver, Honourable Artillery Company.
TURNER -- Hockliffe, late Lake Street ; Sergeant,
Royal Air Force.
TURNER George, 13, Church Street.
TURNER Robert John, 243, Vandyke Road.
TURNEY William John, 34, Mill Road [2 years in Beds
Regiment]; 1914, August, 1/5th Bn. Beds Regiment; To France; 1915, Wounded
twice; Aug., To Salonica.
TURNEY A. 34, Mill Road ; 1915, Sept., Pte., 12th
Bn. Suffolk Regt.; 1916, July, To France.
TURNEY Charles, 34, Mill Road; 1915, Sept., Private,
2/5th Bn. Beds Regiment.
TURNEY Herbert, Rushmere, Hockliffe Rd., grocer;
1914, Sept., Signaller, 7th Bn. Beds Regiment; 1916, To France; Demobilized.
TURNEY Henry Bertram, 8, St. Andrew's Street; 1916,
June, Trooper, Beds Yeomanry; 1917, Sept., To Salonica; 1918, Sept., 27th,
Killed in Action.
TURNEY Thomas John, 3, Heath Road; 1916, Jan., Private,
TURNEY William, 3, Heath Road; 1917, May, Training
TURNEY W. 14, Dudley Street; 1917, Feb., Private,
Royal West Surrey Regiment; March, To France; 1919, Feb., Demobilized.
TURNEY Arthur, 17, Queen Street; 1915, Nov., Private,
Royal Army Medical Corps; 1916, To Belgium; Sept., Wounded.
TURNEY F. 17, Queen Street; Rifleman, King's Royal
TURNEY Edward, 17, Queen Street; Private, 5th Bn.
TURNEY John, 10, St. Andrew's Street, platelayer
L. and N.W.R.; 1916, Dec., Sapper, Royal Engineers, Railway Transport Department.
TURNEY E. ; Private, 1/5th Bn. Beds Regt.
TURNEY R. 36, Mill Road.
TURNEY William Augustus, 43, Mill Road.
TURNEY William, 42, Ashwell Street.
TURNEY Bertram, 81, North Street.
TURNEY John, 10, North Street.
TURNEY Albert, 36, Mill Road.
TURNEY Ernest, 36, Mill Road.
TURNEY Arthur Frederick, 14, East Street.
TUTT, sons of Mr. Geo. B. Tutt, late of Hartwell
Bertram G.H., Reading, estate agent; 1915,
Aug., Inns of Court O.T.C.; 1916, Aug., 2nd Lieut.; 1917, March, Captain; 1916,
Jan., Bridging Instructor Pioneer Depot; 1919, March, Demobilised.
Wilfred B. Chelsea, London, builder's Clerk;
1914, Oct., Private, Royal Army Medical Corps, 2nd London Sanitary Corps; 1915,
Apr., Sergeant; 1918, Apr., Staff-Sergeant; 1918, May, To Egypt; June, To Palestine;
1919, June, Demobilised.