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Joseph Hutchinson HUTCHINS

Regimental number7054
Place of birthGloucestershire, England
SchoolNewport Elementary School, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationImprover armature winding
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Hutchins, 2 Bolton Road, Newport Monmouthshire, England
Previous military serviceServed as Sergeant in the Church Lads Brigade, Newport.
Enlistment date19 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularI might say he was of the five Australians picked out for the guard of honour for the King when in France.
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*no given name on photocopy
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death21.5
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Edith HUTCHINS, 15 Bolton Road, Newport, Mon., England, and the late Edith HUTCHINS. Native of Tidenham, Glos., England
Family/military connectionsA brother bringing Troops from Australia to Egypt.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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