Private Ernest William Pyne

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

28 Mar 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Hat worker


A. H. Perry & Son, Liverpool Road

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

39 Beech Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Guise (La Desolation) French National Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 6th June 1918
Pte Ernest William Pyne

Rifleman Ernest William Pyne, 205137, 9th Battalion King's Royal Rifles, died of wounds shortly after being taken as a prisoner of war by the Germans during their spring offensive on March 27th, 1918.

'Corporal,' as he was known to his friends, was the youngest son of William Benjamin and Mary Ann Pyne, of 39 Beech Road, Luton. He had joined the Training Reserve in March 1917 at the aged of 18, and in December 1917 was transferred to the King's Royal Rifles. He went to France in January 1918.

Before joining up Ernest Pyne was employed by hat manufacturers A. H. Perry & Son, of Liverpool Road, Luton.

Individual Location

Pte Ernest William Pyne

Author: Deejaya

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