Private Joseph Payne

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

16 Jul 1916


Gelatine Works, New Bedford Road, Luton

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

15 Inkerman Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 21st September 1916
Pte Joseph Payne


Pte Joseph Payne, 18510, 2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, died on July 16th, 1916, from wounds sustained on the Somme ten days previously.

He was the son of Mrs E. Payne, of 15 Inkerman Street, Luton. He was aged 24 and prior to enlistment was employed at the Gelatine Works in New Bedford Road, Luton.

Pte Payne joined the Army shortly after war broke out and trained at Ampthill, from where he was drafted to his battalion of the Bedfordshire Regiment. He had been in France nearly 12 months when wounded on July 2nd, the second day of the great advance on the Somme. His mother was later notified that he had died from his wounds on July 16th.


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Pte Joseph Payne

Author: Deejaya

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