HUTTON, William Barrie
(Service number 32568)

First Rank Second Lieutenant Last Rank Second Lieutenant


Date 1 December 1894 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Otipua, Timaru
Occupation School teacher
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Robert HUTTON (father), Otipua, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements H Company
Date 16 July 1917
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date 19 September 1963 Age 69 years
Place of Death
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Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William Barrie 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 Robert. 2nd-Lieut. W. B. Hutton returned to New Zealand in September 1918 per the 'Ionic', which was bringing a large number of invalided soldiers.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [10 January 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [10 January 2017]; Timaru Herald, 30 September 1918 (Papers Past) [06 December 2015]

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