Regiment : 4th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Formerly 2870 Worcestershire Yeomanry.
Service number : 39736
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 26th November 1916
Buried : Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 5A and 6C.
Birthplace : Born and resident Pershore, Worcestershire, enlisted Worcester
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Worcester Guildhall. Worcester St Clements Church. Worcester Post Office Wainwright Road. Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club
Appears on the memorial under Worcestershire Regiment.
4th Worcesters. Little Lane. Father a postman. Grandchild of Mrs Barber, Church Street. Missing since 26th November 1916.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/
Herbert Dufty has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Thiepval Memorial.