Bertram Alfred Clark was born in Luton in 1882. He was the eldest of 3 sons born to Charles Alfred & Eliza.
On 8th June 1908 Bertram married Beatrice Kate Crick.
In 1911 He is living at 16 Buxton Road & working as a clerk in a sawmill. Beatrice is working as a straw hat finisher at home whilst looking after their 1 year old daughter Winifred Kate. They have a boarder living with them, 28 year old Ellen Ellingham who is also working as a straw hat finisher.
Percival Edward Clark was born in Luton in January 1891, the youngest of 3 sons born to Charles & Eliza.
In 1911 he is 20 years old & working as a clerk in a warehouse & living at 63a Inkerman Street. His father Charles Alfred is 55 & a foreman at a timber sawmill, his mother Eliza is 57 & one of his older brothers, Sidney William is a joiner.
Percival married Ellen Sole on the 24th April 1915 at the Baptist Meeting House, Park Street & on the 24th June 1916 their daughter Vera was born.
On the 30th January, 1915, orders were Departure received that the Battalion was to proceed to its War Station at Luton, and Feb. ist, 1915. at 5 p.m. on the same day Captain Rayner left Nottingham in charge of a billeting party.
The Battalion followed on February 1st, and occupied billets in the neighbourhood of the Gas Stove Factory.
Company Quartermaster Sergeant William John Rogers, 29424, 166th Protection Company, Royal Defence Corps, died suddenly from pneumonia while doing duty at a prisoner of war camp at Brocton in Staffordshire, on February 25th, 1919.
William was born in the Devonshire town of Eggbuckland, to parents Robert (chemist) and Carolina Rogers. He moved to Luton in time to appear on the 1911 Census and lived at 25 Wimbourne Road.
He was married to Mabel Victoria Maud Willis of Kensworth, on December 23rd, 1899, and they had two sons, William and Percy, and a daughter Gladys.
Trooper William George Byron was born in Macclesfield, Cheshire in 1880.
In 1891 he was living with his parents, 4 sisters & brother in Hanover Square area of Belgravia, London. His father is working as a Horse Superintendant.
On 14th July 1899 aged just 19, he joined the 2nd Life Guards in The Household Cavalry at the Regents Park Barracks. He was described 6ft 1/4 inch tall with a sallow complexion, brown hair, brown eyes with a scar on his nose & ML tattooed on his left forearm.
Miss Smith of Grove Rd, Luton is listed in the National Roll of the Great War as a Special War Worker at Kent's Munitions Factory, Luton.
This lady volunteered her services for work of National Importance during the war and for three years rendered valuable services employed as an inspector in the fuse department at Kent's Munitions factory, Luton, supervising the construction of fuses for every variety of shell.
Mrs Rowe of Lyndhurst Rd, Luton is listed in the National Roll of the Great War as a Special War Worker at Kent's Munitions Factory, Luton.
This lady was engaged for a period of over two years during the war on important work at Messrs George kent's Munitions Factory in Luton. She was engaged as a telephone operator and carried out her duties in a highly satisfactory manner.
Mrs Nicholls of Luton, is listed in the National Roll of the Great War as a Special War Worker at Kent's Munitions Factory, Luton.
Volunteering for work of National Importance, this lady accepted a position at the factory of Messrs Geo. Kent Ltd, Luton in February 1916 and was engaged as an Inspector of Fuses. She carried out her responsible duties in a thorough and efficient manner and to the entire satisfaction of her employers. until her discharge in January 1920.
Miss McVey of Dallow Rd, Luton, is listed in the National Roll of the Great War as a Special War Worker at Kent's Munitions Factory, Luton.
During the war for a period of eighteen months, this lady was engaged on important work at Messrs George Kent's factory, Luton. Her duties, which were in connection with the gauging of fuses, were carried out with great care and skill and she received high commendation for the services she rendered.