Lance Corporal Cyril Stone Terry Short

Title (Mr/ Mrs/ Capt/ Rev etc): 

First name(s): 

Cyril Stone Terry

Surname only: 

Short

 

L-Cpl Cyril Stone Terry Short, 19477, 26th Battalion Royal Fusiliers (Bankers' Battalion) was killed in action on the Somme on or a day or two before 18th September, 1916.

Born in Southsea, Hampshire, where he spent most of his life, L-Cpl Short had arrived in Luton by 1911 as a bank clerk employed by the Capital and Counties Bank on the corner of George Street and Bute Street [now the premises of Lloyds Bank].

He shared a house with two other bank clerks at 68 Dunstable Road, Luton. He was a well-known tennis and hockey player and a member of South Beds Golf Club.

 

Service or Civilian?: 

Service Number: 

19477

Regiment: 

Medals Awarded: 

Employer: 

Capital and Counties Bank, George Street, Luton

War time / or Pre War occupation: 

Bank clerk

Place of Birth: 

Southsea
United Kingdom

Place of Death: 

Somme
France

War Memorial Location: 

Grave Location: 

No known grave
France

World War I Address: 

68 Dunstable Road
Luton
United Kingdom

Individual Location: 

Classifications: 

Year of Birth: 

1 889

Year of Death: 

1 916

Month of Death: 

Sep

Day of Death: 

18

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Most Relevant Date: 

Monday, September 18, 1916

Source: 

Source Date: 

Thursday, November 2, 1916