For club and country

Support this appeal to help remember the Luton Town players who fought during the First World War.

Did you know?

Arthur Wileman, who was with Luton Town, was awarded the Military Medal for his bravery during the First World War.

Featured footballer

Frank Gilder

Frank Gilder was a pre-war amateur player for Luton Town. He volunteered and joined the 24th Battalion (County Of London) London Regiment. He was killed in action at the Battle of Loos on 30 December 1915. He was 19 years old.

Players who served and died

  • Thomas Clifford
  • Ernest Dodd
  • Walter Fairgrieve
  • Frank Gilder
  • Julius Gregory
  • John Jarvie
  • George Porter
  • Arthur Wileman

Find out more about this club at Football and the First World War.

Our ambassador

Sir Trevor Brooking

"In partnership with the Woodland Trust and the National Football Museum, we hope to create a living and digital legacy to remember the sacrifices made by footballers on the frontline and  the home front  war time effort."

Not your club? Check out our list of football clubs involved in the First World War or donate to the National Football Museum's appeal.

For club and country