Hutchinson John Pte 4456141

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Name Hutchinson John
Army number 4456141
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born County Durham - date not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, probably mid-late 1939. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - possibly 1/9/1939. Served BEF? Served Iceland. Posted 8th Bn DLI. Served Italy/Sicily. DIED of WOUNDS sustained with the 8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry 17/7/43.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Possibly 1/9/1939.
Promotions L/Cpl.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 17-Jul-43
Home address Resident of County Durham. Common surname - not able to identify definitive family information. Buried Grave IV. C. 26. Catania War Cemetery, Sicily.
Source table 11DLI

The DLI Roll of Honour has his date of death as 1/7/1943. War Office casualty list shows the date as 7/43 with no day. It is assumed that the CWGC date is more accurate.