Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Milton Hutchinson

In memory of:

Private Milton Hutchinson

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

139592

Age:

53

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

3rd

Additional Information


Born:

July 14, 1871

Husband of Sarah Jane Hutchinson, of 29, Warrior Square, St. Leonards, Sussex.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. C. 19.

Location:

Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of MILTON HUTCHINSON – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping – Pte. Milton Hutchinson was born in Eastbourne, Sussex, England.  He indicated on his military attestation that he had served for 14 years with the Royal Imperial Hussars. Hutchinson enlisted in the 75th Battalion C.E.F. on July 19th, 1915. His military attestation was approved by Lt.-Col. Samuel G. Beckett, who was later killed in 1917. In honoured memory.

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