Private Harold Stewart Lawson

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

11 Dec 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Agricultural labourer


Danby's Nursery, Leagrave

Service Number


Place of Birth

Chaul End
United Kingdom

World War I Address

Chaul End Farm
Chaul End
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Ramleh Military Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 7th February 1918
Pte Harold Stewart Lawson

Pte Harold Stewart Lawson, 201403, 1/4th Battalion Norfolk Regiment, was killed in action in Palestine on December 11th, 1917. He was aged 19.

A letter to parents George and Ellen Lawson, who lived on Mr Cripps' Chaul End Farm, said their son was killed by a stray bullet, death being instant.

At the time of joining up at the age of 18, Harold worked at Danby's Nursery, Leagrave. He had previously worked for builder Charles Jeyes, of Windsor Street, Luton.

Chaul End-born Harold had also had a long association with the Sunday school at Caddington.

Individual Location

Author: Deejaya

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