Private Hedley Euinton

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

26 May 1915

War time / or Pre War occupation

Brass finisher

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

19 Bailey Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 1st July 1915


Pte Hedley Euinton, 2726, 1/24th London Regiment, was killed in action in a charge near Givenchy on May 26th, 1915.

Born at Wingfield in 1895, he was a brass finisher living with Parents Alfred and Hannah at 19 Bailey Street, Luton, at the time of the 1911 Census. He had two younger brothers, Ernest and Alfred, and a toddler sister, Janet,

Hedley was one of three cousins to die on the battlefield within a space of about six weeks. Arthur Euinton, 3rd Royal Fusiliers, was killed in action at Hill 60 on April 14th, 1915, and Bert Euinton, 24th Londons, died on May 29th, 1915, three days after being wounded in action.


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Author: Deejaya

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