William James HUTCHISON

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HUTCHISON, William James

Service Number: 711
Enlisted: 25 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1880
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Peterhead Academy, Scotland
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Typhoid, Shezireh Egypt, 20 June 1915
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Row B, Grave 300 Chaplain S. Kennedy officiated
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 711, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 711, 4th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 711, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served with the Gordon Higlanders for over 3 years

Occupation prior to coming to Australia he was working as a Draper

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 38 and the son of William and Anne Hutchison, of 27, Cairntrodlie, Peterhead, Scotland.

He is commemorated on the Peterhead War Memorial; one of six Australian Great War casualties remembered there.