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   Major Algernon Hubert Cuthell
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 22/11/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince Of Wales) (British Army)
Died: 22/08/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 36
Major Cuthell had served 16 years in the Army, receiving his first commission in February 1899 when he was posted to South Africa. During the Boer War he took part in the relief of Ladysmith and other actions.. He was awarded the Queen’s Medal with three clasps and King’s Medal with two clasps. He served later with the West Yorkshire Regiment when they were stationed in Belfast. At the out break of World War 1, Major Cuthell was in charge of the Regimental Depot in Malta.. He helped assist in the training of the ‘new’ volunteer army before leaving with the 9th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment when they where posted to Gallipoli. Major Algernon Hubert Cuthell was killed in action at Gallipoli on 22nd August 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Helles Memorial
  Cape Helles, Gallipoli, 
Grave Ref: Panel 47-51
CWGC Casualty 694850
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali Road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. Follow the road to Helles, opposite the Kabatepe Museum, at 14.2 kms. take a right turn at the 'T' junction and at 14.3 kms. take the left fork. After a total of 22.8 kms, take a right turn to the memorial along a rough track 500m long. The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 83
References and Links
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1 Frensham Village Churches Algernon Hubert Cuthell named here
2 Guide to Ulster 1925 Mentions Killymoon Golf Club and Rhona Adair
3 Shortfield Congregational Church War Memorial Algernon Hubert Cuthell named on this memorial (photo of memorial)