Lance Corporal George Henry Howe

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

28 Sep 1898

Date of Death

26 Sep 1917


Windmill Inn

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

24 Spring Place
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 6th December 1917
L-Cpl George Henry Howe

L-Cpl George Henry Howe, 27970, 8th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, was killed in action in Flanders on September 26th, 1917, the day before his 19th birthday.

His Second Lieut wrote to parents William and Alice Howe at 24 Spring Place, Luton, that theree son had been seen to be wounded on the night of the 26th and it could only be presumed he had succumbed to his wounds as he had not passed through any casualty clearing post.

George Howe (ex-Northants Regiment, 5033) had joined up in November 1915. He was wounded a year before his death and came home in January 1917. After recovery he was again sent back to the Western Front.

Prior to enlistment he had been employed by Thomas and Frank Proctor at the Windmill Inn in Windmill Road, Luton.

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L-Cpl George Henry Howe

Author: Deejaya

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