Private John Henry Dutfield (3221)
1/8th Bn, The Worcestershire Regiment, 144th Brigade, 48th Division, T.F., B.E.F.
Malvern Commemoration: Malvern Library,
Burial/Commemoration: Domino British Cemetery
Nature of Death: Killed in action below the Butte de Warlencourt, near Contalmaison, Somme, France 14/12/16
Next of Kin: Husband of Mrs Dutfield of North Malvern
In January 1917, Mrs Dutfield of North Malvern was officially notified that her husband, Pte J Dutfield, had been killed in France. It was in front of the Butte de Warlencourt that he was killed by a shell burst, possibly from British artillery, on the night of the 14th December 1916.
Malvern News 13/1/17