Luton's People 1914-1918

This page contains a list of soldiers/civilians from Luton and surroundings 1914-1918, and the ancestors of people who live in Luton today. It has been compiled from the 1918 Luton Absent Voters List, Rolls of Honour; and information researched and uploaded by project volunteers and members of the public.

If you find your ancestor here, and there is only basic information available, then feel free to use the comment box to add further information you may already know. The WWI Project Team, can then add this further information to the basic data we already hold.

The sources of this information can be found via the links below. Please feel free to download and use this information, but please please search for and upload your ancestor to the site if/when you find them:-

Absent Voters List


Luton Roll of honour


Before adding anybody to the site, it is always advisable to search for your ancestor first.

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Photograph of Munitions Workers, Luton

May Constable was born in Fenny Stratford in 1896 and during WWI  was one of the many female workers, known as munitionettes, who worked in George Kent's fuse-filling factory at Chaul End. She died on 7 March 1918 from burns caused by an explosion at the factory.

Horace Crump was a civilian munitions worker from Caddington  who was killed in an explosion at the George Kent Munitions factory at Chaul End on 8th January 1917, aged 45.

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918. Also included in National Roll of the Great War Section V (Luton).

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Pte Frederick David Smith

Pte Frederick David Smith, 200696, 1/5th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, wrote to parents William and Mary Ann Smith, of 7 Chobham Street, Luton, on July 24th, 1917, informing them that he was a prisoner in Turkish hands, taken four days previously.

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Pte Percy Walter Manton

Pte Percy Walter Manton, 22846, 'D' Company, 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was taken as a prisoner of war at Beaucourt-sur-Ancre in France on February 11th, 1917, and was held captive in Germany until he was repatriated at the end of the war.

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918 Also included in the National Roll of the Great War Section V (Luton).

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

Details imported from Luton Absent Voters list 1918

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