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Ernest Wilfred HUTTON

Regimental number3387
Place of birthCapel, Western Australia
SchoolCapel State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCapel, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lillie Hutton, Capel, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row B, Grave No. 14/15), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Giles and Eliza HUTTON; husband of Lillie HUTTON, Capel, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsThree cousins Clarence Hutton, George Mastin and Walter Coverley all died.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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