Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
22 Jul 1917
War time / or Pre War occupation
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
Gunner Albert Bunnage, 365941, 308th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery, died on July 22nd, 1917, from wounds sustained on the battlefield. He had been attended to by the No 6 Canadian Field Ambulance. He was aged 32 and single.
In a letter to parents William and Ann Bunnage, of 47 Windmill Road, Luton, Second Lieut F. Gardner said their son was killed in the performance of his duties. A chaplain had conducted his burial service.
Until Christmas 1916, Albert Bunnage had been a local preacher and Sunday school teacher on the Waller Street Wesleyan Circuit. That had also made him well known in villages surrounding Luton.
Prior to joining up, he ran a business as a hat manufacturer at 25 Napier Road, Luton. His brother, John, had served in France for three years with the Army Service Corps.