HUTCHISON, Alexander William Mowat
(Service number 32446)
|Aliases||Enlisted as Alexander HUTCHISON|
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||16 January 1897||Place of Birth||Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland|
|Address at Enlistment||397 Madras Street, Christchurch|
|Occupation||Baker (Aulsbrooks Company, Christchurch)|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs A. HUTCHISON (mother), Latter Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||19th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company|
|Date||15 November 1916|
|Transport||Tahiti or Maunganui|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Canterbury Infantry Battalion|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||28 December 1972||Age||75 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch|
|Memorial Reference||Block 16, Plot 415|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Alexander William Mowat Hutchison was the son of Alexander and Jane Helen (née Duff) Hutchison. He was born in the prison buildings at Peterhead, where his father was the prison warder. He was about eleven years old when the family came to New Zealand. Private Alexander Hutchison was admitted to Timaru Hospital for treatment on his return from the Front inOctober 1918. He married Ivy Blanche Lewis in 1921.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [27 October 2019];Bromley Cemetery burial record (Christchurch City Council) [29 October 2019]; Bromley Cemetery headstone transcription; Timaru Herald, 17 October 1918 (Papers Past) [27 Octoberr 2019].
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