Burrell, Pte John, 4459163, 9th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

Died 29/6/42. Son of J T and Emily Burrell, of 7 Dunelm Road, Thornley, Co Durham. Buried El Alamein War Cemetery Egypt, 1X G 22.

News items: 26/8/42 (reported killed); 28/8/42 (remembrance service); 25/9/42 (erroneously reported alive); 16/4/43 (confirmed dead by Red Cross).

Thw item at right is from the Sunderland Echo of 26/8/42. For more information on the other three casualties listed in the item see this page.

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Burrell, Pte John, 4459163
JBurrell, casualty, 9 DLI