Great Wyrley’s WWI Fallen: Joseph Dutton

Posted: July 23, 2015 in Soldiers, War Memorials, WWI
Joseph T Dutton, signed-up to the Grenadier Guards in November 1915 (Cannock Library)

Joseph T Dutton, signed-up to the Grenadier Guards in November 1915
(Cannock Library)

Joseph was a collier when the War started. While he was old enough, he was neither in the Territorial Service or one of Kitchener’s Army that joined the fray in fear of missing the show that would be all over by Christmas. Saying that, he didn’t wait until conscription; he signed-up for whatever motives on 17 November 1915. He served, and wasn’t the only local chap to do so, in the Grenadier Guards… https://wyrleyblog.wordpress.com/wyrley-landywood/great-wyrleys-fallen-wwi/joseph-dutton-here-come-the-grenadiers-my-boys/

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