1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment

Private Cyril Long

Pte Cyril Long, 52254, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, was killed in action in France on September 29th, 1918. He was aged 19 and single.

Cyril had been an apprentice working for the Luton News before joining up with the Herts Yeomanry (No. 3210) on his 18th birthday. Later he was transferred to the Lincoln Cyclists Corps and came home on draft leave in August 1918.

Private Charles Harold Robinson

Pte Charles Harold Robinson, 51669, 1st Lincolnshire Regiment, was presumed killed in action in Flanders on April 16th, 1918. He was single and aged 19.

He was the son of Fanny Wellard and stepson of David Wellard, of 54 Langley Road [now Latimer Road], Luton, who had initially been notified only that Charles was posted as missing.

Before joining up he worked for hairdresser Mr Holmes, of Park Square, Luton. He is commemorated on the Luton Roll of Honour and in the Luton Book of Life compiled at St Mary's Parish Church.

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