A biography of the military career of Private Amos Lugsden who served in 17048 Duke of Wellingtons West Riding Regiment
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Private Amos Lugsden

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Private Amos Lugsden 17048 Duke of Wellingtons West Riding Regiment

Amos was born in The High Street Eaton Bray in 1896. He was the fourth born son to David Lugsden an Agricultural Labourer and Sarah Ann nee Rollings a Straw Piaiter.

He grew up in the village but at the age of 14 was working as Grocers Assistant living with the Howlett family also from Eaton Bray at 76 Ashton Road Luton.

His service record has him volunteering in August 1914 in Luton with an address of 63 Stanley Street Luton where he worked in a Chemist Shop. At the time he was 17 years and 9 months old.

He was attached to the Army Service Corps as a Driver. In September 1916 he was posted to The West Riding Regiment.

On the 20th July 1918 he was killed in action. Buried in Marfaux British Cemetery Marne France Grave VII A 7.