Private Thomas John Bunker

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

10 Feb 1916

War time / or Pre War occupation

Farm labourer


Mrs Crawley, Stockwood

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

73 Beech Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Royal Irish Rifle Graveyard

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luto News , 23rd March 1916
Pte Thomas John Bunker


Pte Thomas John Bunker, 18968, 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards, was killed in action in France on February 10th, 1916. Using the name John, he was 19 and his home was at 73 Beech Road, Luton.

Previously he lived at London Road Lodge, Stockwood, with parents John and Fanny Bunker and family. His father was gamekeeper to Mrs Crawley, of Stockwood House, for nearly a quarter of a century.

Pte Bunker was a farm labourer at Stockwood before he enlisted in September 1914. His father was now with the County Supernumerary Regiment. Another brother, Pte Alfred Frank Bunker was serving in the Royal Marines.

Pte Thomas John Bunker

Author: Deejaya

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