Corporal George Thomas Hunt

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

24 Apr 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Iron foundry worker


Hayward Tyler & Co

Service Number


Place of Birth

Kinsbourne Green
United Kingdom

World War I Address

13 May Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 16th May 1918
Pte George Thomas Hunt

Cpl George Thomas Hunt, 14574, 7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action on April 24th, 1918. He was aged 28 and single.

The news was contained in a letter to his widowed mother Elizabeth at 13 May Street from Sgt Walby in Cpl Hunt's company. He wrote that her son was hit by a machine gun bullet while they were going over the top on the night of April 24th, and he died a few minutes afterwards.

George Hunt enlisted on September 4th, 1914, and first went to France in July 1915. After 11 months he was wounded and brought back to England, returning to France again in November 1916. He was wounded again on May 3rd, 1917, but remained in France. He was last home on leave at Christmas 1917.

Before enlisting, George was a foundry worker at Hayward Tyler & Co Ltd.

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Pte George Thomas Hunt

Author: Deejaya

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