Pte Archie Alec Champkin, 76499, 4th Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), was killed in action in France on October 8th, 1918. He was aged 19 and prior to enlistment had worked for Commercial Cars in Biscot Road, Luton.
Lance-Corporal William Albert Harfield, L/6446, a reservist serving with the 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London), died on September 21st, 1914, from wounds received in action.
Another reservist, Mr G. T. Denmark, of 78 Highbury Road, Luton, who was in the same hospital ward at Vailly, told Mrs Harfield that her 33-year-old husband had suffered terrible injuries, including the loss of both of his legs. Another friend was understood to have been by his side when he was wounded.