Private Ernest William Furr

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Date of Birth


Date of Death

27 Sep 1916

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Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

440 Hitchin Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


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War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Civilian


Pte Ernest William Furr, 3/7722, 7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action on the Somme on September 27th, 1916.

Born in Stopsley in 1897, he was the son of Selina and the late Alfred Furr, who in 1911 were living at Ramridge End with the surviving 12 of their 16 children. Alfred died in 1913, after which Selina and family moved to Hitchin Road, Luton.

In a 1915 street directory Selina is shown as living at 440 Hitchin Road, and on the Luton Roll of Honour commemorating Ernest the address is given as 454 Hitchin Road.


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Author: Deejaya

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