Thomas Hutchins

Name

Thomas Hutchins

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

12/03/1915

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Serjeant
5359
Bedfordshire Regiment
2nd Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

LE TOURET MEMORIAL
Panel 10 and 11.
France

UK Memorials

The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Albury

Pre War

Thomas was born in 1887 at Albury, the son of George and Mary Ann Hutchin. His father was an agricultural labourer and in 1901 a horsekeeper. At this time Thomas was described as a house boy. In 1911 Thomas has not been found in the census; probably m

Wartime Service

He enlisted in Hertford with 2nd Bedfordshires with the rank of Sergeant, so presumably had some previous military experience. He arrived in France in October 1914. He was killed at the battle of Neuve Chappelle on the same day as Philip Cogan of Furneu

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild