Major Algernon Hubert Cuthell

Regiment: 9th Batt. Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment
Panel reference: Panel 47 to 51.
Date published: 24/09/1915
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 22/08/1915
Age at death: 36
Cemetery: Helles Memorial, Turkey
Information: Major Algernon Hubert Cuthell, 9th Batt. Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment, was killed in action at the Dardanelles on the 22nd August last. Major Cuthell was well known in the North of Ireland. He was a son of Lieutenant-Colonel Cuthell, late of the 13th Hussars, and had 16 years' service in the Army, obtaining his first commission in 1899. He served in the South African War, for his services in which he was awarded the Queen's Medal with three clasps and the King's Medal with two clasps. When war broke out he assisted in training the new army in Lincolnshire, and was afterwards gazetted to the 9th Batt. of the West Yorks, with whom he served until he fell in action.