Raymond Arthur HUTCHINSON

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HUTCHINSON, Raymond Arthur

Service Numbers: PA2273, S23320
Enlisted: 8 August 1940, Port Pirie, South Australia
Last Rank: Able Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Canberra (I)
Born: Hindmarsh, SA, 10 February 1920
Home Town: Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Barman
Died: Killed in Action, Savo Island, Pacific Islands, 9 August 1942, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
At sea
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, City of Port Pirie WW2 Memorial Gates, Plymouth Naval Memorial to the Missing / Lost at Sea, Port Pirie Navy Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Able Seaman, SN PA2273, HMAS Canberra (I)
8 Aug 1940: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S23320, Port Pirie, South Australia
8 Aug 1940: Involvement SN S23320
8 Aug 1940: Enlisted Port Pirie, SA
28 Jun 1941: Involvement Able Seaman, SN PA2273, HMAS Canberra (I)
28 Jun 1941: Enlisted Port Adelaide, SA
28 Jun 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, SN PA2273, HMAS Torrens, Port Adelaide, South Australia
9 Jul 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN PA2273, HMAS Canberra (I), RAN Operations - 'SW Pacific / Indian Ocean 1941-43'
Date unknown: Involvement

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