2nd Lieutenant Percy Luck

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

4 Nov 1919

Media files and documents

War time / or Pre War occupation

Baker, Confectioner


Mr William Luck

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

Croylands, Oak Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death

Croylands, Oak Road
United Kingdom

Grave Location

Plot 1099
Rothesay Road
United Kingdom

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier

Percy Luck was born in 1884 in Luton, 1 of 4 children born to William & Sarah Ann.

In 1911 Percy is 17 years old & assisting in the family business of bakers & confectioners at 38 Bury Park road. His 50 year old father, 50 year old mother & 19 year old sister Nellie May are all working at the bakery. Percy's paternal aunt Ada Williamson, 44 is living with them, so is their general domestic servant 22 year old Edith Aston.

Percy joined the 5th battalion Irish Lancers on 10th August 1914 & saw action in France in December of that year. He stayed in France until Christmas 1917 when he returned to England to start training for a commission.

Percy survived the war but died on 4th November 1919 at his home, Croylands, Oak Road, Leagrave after a long illness, possibly due to exposure of war.

He was buried in the cemetery on Rothesay Road, an account of which was reported in the Luton News.

Percy is remembered on the Leagrave War Memorial.




Individual Location

Author: KarenC

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