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William James Hutchings

In memory of:

Private William James Hutchings

August 22, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

1000777

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

44th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 27, 1888

Son of John and Mary Hutchings, of Aldermore Cottage, Norton Green, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, late of Plymouth.

Commemorated on Page 261 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

H. 41.

Location:

Bruay is a large village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 26 kilometres north-west of Arras. Leave Bruay on the N.41 heading north towards Berck. Turn right where signposts indicate Lews/Calonne Riquart. After 400 metres turn right again, sign Cimetiere Ouest. Continue up the hill past the miner memorial. The cemetery is found after one kilometre on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is in the far right hand corner.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– At Bruay cemetery 6/4/2017 paying respects to my father's uncle. My father is William Hutchings. Named after Private WJ Hutchings 1000777
  • Photo of William James Hutchings– William James Hutchings aged 25/26.

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