Frederick Laughton

Census Address: 5 Austin Street
Place of Birth: Stamford
Date of Birth: 1899
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5 Austin Street

Walter Ernest Laughton

Walter, born in 1896, was the son of Fred Laughton a postman and his wife Emma, who had six children. Four of their five sons served in the war. Walter was the third son and in 1911 he was an errand boy. He enlisted in 1915 and served in the Royal Garrison Artillery in France and Belgium, by this time the family were living at 31 Empingham Road. He was demobbed in 1919 and married Daisy Humphries in 1925.

Frederick Laughton

Frederick Laughton born in 1900 was a schoolboy in 1911 . He served with the Infantry in the Northumberland Fusiliers enlisting in 1916 and rising to the rank of corporal.

Other Brothers

  • Frank 26 – served in the Norfolk Regiment
  • Percy 22
  • Cyril 10