(Service number 38959)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||14 May 1884||Place of Birth||Otipua|
|Address at Enlistment||P. O. Otipua nr Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs R. HUTTON (mother), Post-office, Otipua, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||22nd Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||16 February 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Devonport, Devon, England|
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|Date||26 October 1977||Age||93 years|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
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Robert Hutton was the son of Robert and Marion (née Craig) Hutton, of Otipua, near Timaru. Like his brothers he was educated at Pareora East School. His eldest brother, Archibald Craig Hutton, served in the South African War, and two others also served in World War One - George Sealy and William Barrie.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [10 January 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [10 January 2017]
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