Sergeant Herbert Bunyan

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

9 Aug 1915

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

84 Langley Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

United Kingdom

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 2nd September 1915
Sgt Herbert Bunyan


Sgt Herbert Bunyan, 11446, 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), was killed in action at Hooge in Flanders on August 9th, 1915, and was buried in Sanctuary Wood.

He enlisted in the Midland Regiment about four years earlier when his family lived at 16 Park Place, Park Street, Luton. He was born in Caddington in 1891, although Press reports gave his age as 22.

News of Sgt Bunyan's death had reached parents Hugh and Eliza Bunyan, then living at 84 Langley Road, Luton, three weeks before the official notification arrived on August 31st.

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Sgt Herbert Bunyan

Author: Deejaya

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