Private George Flitton

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

17 Feb 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Straw plait dyer


E. W. Hart & Sons, Windmill Road, Luton.

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

Slip End
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Regina Trench Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 22nd March 1917
Pte George Flitton


Pte George Flitton, 48085, 6th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment, was killed in action on the Somme on February 17th, 1917. He was aged 26.

Familiarly known as Jack, he lived at Slip End, one of 11 children of Thomas and Lizzie Flitton. Prior to joining up under the Derby scheme in February 1916 (he at first served with the Beds Regiment [26066]), he had worked for dyers Messrs E. W. Hart and Sons, of Windmill Road, Luton.

Hed was trained at Landguard and then went to France. He had been in the trenches eight months and three weeks when he was killed.


Individual Location

Pte George Flitton

Author: Deejaya

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