Service number 3325
ORIGINAL NAME PLATE C.1929
On the 23rdSeptember 1918 Harry was admitted to hospital as he had been gassed. Returned to Australia on the 28th March 1919. Discharged on the 6thJuly 1919.
On the 7thApril 1928 Harry’s wife writes to the War Office that Harry is missing his discharge papers. They were residing at 16 Chapel Street, West Melbourne.
On the 15thMay 1946 Harry Hutton, Cardinia Creek, Beaconsfield, writes requesting a replacement badge as he had lost his while out collecting wood.
On the 28thApril 1964 the following letter is sent from the Berwick RSL to the Army Records Section Melbourne.
A 1914-1915 Star has been found and handed in to us. It bears the following inscription:- 3325; Pte H Hutton 6/Bn AIF. I am told that this man lived for a time in Berwick and died here. Can you let me know if there are any next of kin to whom I can return the Medal?
J E Bruce
The return letter requested the Star be mailed to the storeroom for safekeeping which it was on the 22ndMay 1964.
Died on the 7thMay 1953.
Buried on the 11thMay 1953 at Berwick Cemetery.
|Name||HUTTON, Henry (Harry)|
|Roll||6 Infantry Battalion 10-12 Reinforcements (September- November 1915)|
|Conflict||First World War 1914-1918|
|Embarked||11th October 1915|
|Ship||HMAT Nestor A71|
|Birth Place||1882, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Father||John Hutton, Brunswick Street, Coburg, Victoria|
|Mother||Rebecca (Osborne) Hutton|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Residence||4 Herbert Street, Footscray, Victoria|
|Height||5 feet, 6½ inches|
|Complexion||Sallow; Eyes- Grey; Hair- Brown and Scanty|