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du Fue, N P

Monchy British Cemetery

Monchy British Cemetery, Monchy-le-Preux

Son of P. A. and Maud R. Du Feu, of 14, Kensington Place, St. Heliers, Jersey

Killed in action, aged 21 years.

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 19 November 1917

Roll of Honour. On the morning of 5 November another gallant Jersey lad in the person of Private Norman P du Feu of the 1st Hampshire Regiment, lost his life in action somewhere in France. The deceased, who was only 21, was the eldest son of Mrs du Feu of 14 Kensington Place and was formerly employed at the Beresford Street branch of Le Riches Stores and joined up in April last, leaving the Island on 24 May. The following is an extract from a letter received by Mrs du Feu from the officer in charge of the deceased's Company. "Your son was killed whilst doing his duty in repelling a German attack. We are all very sorry to have lost such a fine fellow and good comrade and we miss his cheeriness very much".

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 19 November 1917

Norman Philip De Feu

Private Norman Philip Du Fue
1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment

Commemorated on St Ouen's Parish Memorial, Jersey

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


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