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

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 397 Madras Street, Christchurch
Occupation Baker (Aulsbrooks Company, Christchurch)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. HUTCHISON (mother), Latter Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
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 19th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 15 November 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Battalion

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Postal Official


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

Biographical Notes

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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