Bow Brickhill

Private John Devereux


Pte John Devereux, 3071, 1/5th Lincolnshire Regiment, was killed in action on August 14th, 1915. Born in Bow Brickhill in October 1887, he had come to Luton four years previously and lived with his wife Gertrude, whom he married in the summer of 1909, and three children at 63 Hampton Road.

At the time of the 1911 Census he was a brickyard labourer living in Wavendon, and at that stage had two young children, toddler Walter and eight-month-old baby Margery.

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