Private Herbert Bysouth

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

2 Nov 1917


Luton Co-operative Society

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

123 Russell Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death

Palestinian Territory

Grave Location

Gaza War Cemetery
Palestinian Territory

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 29th November 1917
Pte Herbert Bysouth

Pte Herbert Bysouth, 201034, 1/5th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action in the 3rd Battle of Gaza on November 2nd, 1917. He was aged 26.

He had enlisted in the Beds Regiment in November 1915 and served in Egypt. Prior to joining up he was an employee of the Luton Co-operative Society.

The son of William and Edith Bysouth, of 7 High Street, Luton [a road linking Midland Road with Ashton Street that later became the former Gillam Street], Herbert married Eva Annie Walters in Luton in 1916. At the time of Herbert's death, Eva was living at 123 Russell Street, Luton, with Beatrice, the wife of Herbert's brother, Pte Fred Bysouth, who had been killed in action in Palestine on July 20th, 1917.

Eva remarried in September 1919, her new husband being William Frederick Gladman.

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Pte Herbert Bysouth

Author: Deejaya

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