Regimental number2479
Place of birthPaisley, Scotland
SchoolCarbrook St School, Paisley, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia30
OccupationShop assistant
AddressPO, Pingelly, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Hutton, 75 Canal Street, Paisley, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed 12 years with 1st Batt Seaforth Highlanders, 8 years in India and 4 in Egypt.
Enlistment date14 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialRegina Trench Cemetery (Plot IX, Row N, Grave No. 17), Grandcourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth HUTTON, 3 Westmarch, Paisley, Scotland