South Yorkshire Times and Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 08 August 1942
News was received last week by Mrs. Cuttell, of Denaby, that her youngest son, Alfred Cuttell has died of wounds in the Middle East.
Alfred who was formerly employed at Cadeby Main Colliery, joined the Forces at the outbreak war and had in the Middle East for 16 months.
His sister, Mrs. Laura Jenes, of 44 , Edlington Street. Denaby Main, received an airgraph letter from him the day before news of his death was received.
Mrs. Cuttell has a son in the Far East.
GUNNER ALFRED CUTTELL
Service Number: 1467082
Regiment & Unit/Ship : Royal Artillery; 171 Bty., 57 Lt. A.A. Regt.
Date of Death : Died 16 July 1942
Age 23 years old
Buried or commemorated at EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY XXV. D. 29. Egypt
Son of Willis and Ellen Cuttell, of Denaby Main, Yorkshire.
HE DIED THE HELPLESS TO DEFEND A BRITISH SOLDIER’S NOBLE END