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Harry Bufton HUTCHINGS

Regimental number20801
Place of birthWhangarei, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFreezer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 5.25"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, W A Hutchings, Puke Kohe, West Auckland, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in New Zealand Volunteers; left New Zealand.
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 33rd Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row Z, Grave No. 32), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Died of accidental injuries. Parents: William and Mary HUTCHINGS, 'Homelands', Waiuku, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HUTCHINGS Harry Bufton

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