Private Josiah Webb

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

12 Jul 1916

War time / or Pre War occupation

Cowman on farm


Stockwood Estate

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

Farley Green
Nr Luton
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Dive Copse British Cemetery

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 17th August 1916
Pte Josiah Webb


Pte Josiah Webb, 18683, 2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, died on July 12th, 1916, from wounds sustained in action near Trones Wood on the Somme.

He was a son of John Thomas and Ellen Webb, of Farley Green, Caddington, and was described in the 1911 Census as a cowman on the Stockwood Estate, where he had been employed for some years.

A younger brother, Pte Charles William Webb, 13085, 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action at Trones Wood on July 10th, 1916. Three other Webb sons were also serving in the Colours.

Individual Location

Pte Josiah Webb

Author: Deejaya

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