Pte Sidney James Bone, 27319, 7th Battalion Norfolk Regiment, was killed in action on August 2nd, 1917. He was aged 30, and left a widow and daughter.
After nine weeks training with the Norfolks he had been drafted to France in May 1917. He had married Minnie Evelyn Nicholls in 1908 and had a daughter, Gladys. The family home was at 64 Cowper Street, Luton.
Sidney had worked as a dairyman since he was 18, while his father Edwin had been a milk purveyor for 30 years. Edwin and his wife Mary Ann lived in Baker Street.
Pte Horace John Sanders, 27416, 7th Battalion Norfolk Regiment, was killed in action in France on August 2nd*, 1917, about three months after going to the Front. He had been slightly wounded a few days previously but returned to duty almost immediately.
Horace, aged 29, was the elder son of grocer, farm owner and member of the Luton Board of Guardians John Sanders and his wife Sarah Agnes, of 54 Hastings Street, Luton.