HUTTON, Robert
(Service number 38959)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 14 May 1884 Place of Birth Otipua

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment P. O. Otipua nr Timaru
Occupation Blacksmith
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs R. HUTTON (mother), Post-office, Otipua, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 22nd Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 16 February 1917
Transport Navua
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
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Date 26 October 1977 Age 93 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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