Regiment : 1st Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment
Service number : 19058
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 29 on 1st July 1916
Buried : Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 7B.
Birthplace : Born Stourbridge, Worcestershire, resident Dudley, enlisted Brierley Hill, Staffordshire
Relatives : Husband of Mary Jane Cotterell, 13 Oldbury Rd., Black Heath, Birmingham
Memorial : Dudley War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jade Gandy and John Hale.
Surname spelt Cotterell on Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Soldiers Died in the Great War and Medal Index Card.
Service number given as 19056 on Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 19058 on Medal Index Card and Soldiers Died in the Great War.
Appears in the Worcester/Worcestershire Roll of Honour Book for army casualties located in Worcester Cathedral, surname spelt Cotterell, service no given as 19058.
John Cotterell has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Thiepval Memorial, surname spelt Cotterell.