Lance Corporal Cyril Stone Terry Short

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

18 Sep 1916

War time / or Pre War occupation

Bank clerk


Capital and Counties Bank, George Street, Luton

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

68 Dunstable Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 2nd November 1916


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.


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Author: Deejaya

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