The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Corporal S A Hutley


Home     


Photograph by "Simon Tiron"


Corporal Sidney Arthur HUTLEY, G/10974, "B" Company, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, (gun shot wounds, head & right shoulder), 59 Casualty Clearing Station, Flanders France, 21st April 1917, age 20.

Born Witham, Essex, son of James Henry & Miriam Annie Hutley, of Hope Cottage, Mill Lane, Witham, Essex.

Enlisted Colchester, Essex, age 19, height 5ft 2½ inches, weight 119lbs. Resided Hope Cottage, Mill Lane, Witham, Essex. Formerly vanman.

Home 10th November 1915 to 25th April 1916; BEF 26th April 1916 to 21st April 1917.

10th November 1915, enlisted & posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 21st? November 1915, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 22nd April 1916, appointed unpaid Lance Corporal; 26th April 1916, posted BEF & 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 26th April 1916, embarked; 1st August 1916, promoted Corporal; 18th August 1916, appointed unpaid Lance Corporal; 2nd September 1916, appointed Acting Corporal; 4th September 1916, attached Divisional Gas School; 8th September 1916, rejoined Battalion; 9th April 1917, wounded in action.

18th August 1919, Statement of Relatives - Father, dead; Mother, Murian? Anne Hutley, Hope Cottages, Mill Road, Witham, Essex; Brothers - Lenard James, age 36, Germany, in Army of the Rhine; Amos, age 29, France, on Active Service; Sisters - Alice, age 44, Crayshill? near Billericay, Essex; Elizabeth, age 34, 24 Granville Park, Lewisham; Laura Olive Eva?  age 26, Hope Cottages, Witham, Essex.

Buried at Hesdin Communal Cemetery, 1., France.


This page was last updated on 14-Feb-2021.

Copyright © 2008 Janet & Richard Mason