Pte Albert Frederick Holland, 1353, B Company, 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment, was killed in action on November 28th, 1914. He was aged 23.
The son of Mr and Mrs Frederick Holland, of 4 Lincoln Road, Luton, he was born in Hampstead, London, in 1891, and had been living at Westcliffe-on-Sea, Essex.
Prior to the war he was serving with his regiment in India. His parents had not seen him for five years but were expecting, until the war started, that the regiment would return from India in 1915, about the time their son finished his seven years with the colours.
Private Archer (Archie) Godfrey, 3/6526, 1st Battalion, Beds Regt, was killed in action on November 9th, 1914. He was aged 23.
Born in Caddington the son of Alfred and Elizabeth Godfrey, of The Green, he was listed in the 1911 Census as a bricklayer. At the time of his death his family had lived at 32 St Saviour's Crescent, Luton, for two years.