57th Training Squadron Royal Flying Corps

2nd Lieutenant Alfred Hugh Galbraith

Second Lieut Alfred Hugh Galbraith, 57th Training Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, died in a flying accident near Abbassia in Egypt on February 24th, 1918. He was just short of his 19th birthday.

He was the only surviving son of former Luton Town centre forward Hugh Galbraith and his wife Martha, of 69 Chapel Street. Hugh had married Martha Hearn at Christ Church, Luton, on July 4th, 1898, and Alfred was born the following year. Sister Marjorie was born in 1902. A brother, Harold, born in 1905, died in 1909 before his fourth birthday.

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