Private Harry Dennis Gutteridge

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

5 Feb 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Straw hat stiffener


J. WE. Garrard & Co, George Street

Service Number


Place of Birth

Leighton Buzzard
United Kingdom

World War I Address

207 North Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 15th March 1917
Pte Harry Dennis Gutteridge


Pte Harry [also Henry] Dennis Gutteridge, 27949, 7th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, was presumed killed in action on the Somme on February 5th, 1917 - the last time he was seen alive, but wounded.

Pte Gutteridge joined up in April 1916 and went to France on July 27th. In early March 1917 official intimation was received that he was wounded on February 5th, but no news had been received by either the War Office or the British Red Cross in the weeks since.

Prior to going into he Army, Harry Gutteridge was employed as a straw hat stiffener by hat manufacturer J. W. Garrard & Co, George Street. His widowed mother lived at 8 Holly Walk and his widowed wife, Martha Ann Charlotte, with her parents, William and Elizabeth Preece, at 207 North Street, Luton. Harry had married Martha in 1915.


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Pte Harry Dennis Gutteridge

Author: Deejaya

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