David John Cutmore

Name

David John Cutmore

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

08/10/1918
21

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
54659
Welsh Regiment
14th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

BOIS-DES-ANGLES BRITISH CEMETERY, CREVECOEUR-SUR-L'ESCAUT
II. A. 12.
France

UK Memorials

St John’s Church, High Cross
Thundridge War Memorial

Pre War

Born on 26 Oct 1896 in Haven End, Standon, Herts. son of Abel and Clara Cutmore and christened in High Cross on 3 Dec 1896. Living in Wadesmill in 1901, when his father was recorded as an agricultural labourer. The in 1911, still living on Wadesmill, David, then 14 years old, was a farm lad and his father a threshing machine labourer. Later lived in Sute's Farm, High Cross, Ware, Herts. He was the eldest of seven children.

Wartime Service

He initially enlisted in Hertford, at the beginning of the war, according to Herts & Essex Observer, joining the Hertfordshire Regiment (Service No 3769). Later he transferred/moved to the 14th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. He is reported to have been wounded in the thigh previously to his death and had had short leaves home in 1917.

Additional Information

CWGC: Son of Mrs. Clara Cutmore, of Sute’s Farm, High Cross, Ware, Herts.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Maurice Charge, Stuart Osborne, Pat Bird