Private James Loughton

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

14 Sep 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Butcher's assistant

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

75 Chase Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 4th October 1917
Pte James Loughton

Pte James Loughton, 3/7466, 8th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action in Flanders on the night of September 13th-14th, 1917. He was aged 20 but had been serving at Landguard, Suffolk, since before the war.

He was the son of Walter and Annie Loughton, of 75 Chase Street, Luton. Walter was in the Royal Defence Corps, while his uncle, Mr F. Cooke, had been discharged from the Army in July 1917 after two years in hospital, having lost an arm and been wounded in both legs.

At the time of the 1911 Census, James was living with his parents, five sisters and a brother at 71 Albert Road, Luton. He was a butcher's assistant.

Individual Location

Pte James Loughton

Author: Deejaya

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