Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
11 Dec 1917
War time / or Pre War occupation
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
Pte Harold Stewart Lawson, 201403, 1/4th Battalion Norfolk Regiment, was killed in action in Palestine on December 11th, 1917. He was aged 19.
A letter to parents George and Ellen Lawson, who lived on Mr Cripps' Chaul End Farm, said their son was killed by a stray bullet, death being instant.
At the time of joining up at the age of 18, Harold worked at Danby's Nursery, Leagrave. He had previously worked for builder Charles Jeyes, of Windsor Street, Luton.
Chaul End-born Harold had also had a long association with the Sunday school at Caddington.