William HUTTON MM

HUTTON, William

Service Number: 1576
Enlisted: 6 August 1915, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Lanarkshire, Scotland, 1890
Home Town: Charleville, Murweh, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Locomotive engine cleaner (later Advertising agent)
Died: Multiple Sclerosis, Dunwich, Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia, 12 July 1938
Cemetery: Dunwich Cemetery, Nth Stradbroke Island
Buried in an Unmarked Grave
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World War 1 Service

6 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1576, Toowoomba, Queensland
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1576, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1576, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
1 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1576, 11th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Awarded the Military Medal "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during the attack on the Hindenburg Line whilst serving with the 11th Brigade Artillery."