The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W E Hutchinson


Private William Edward HUTCHINSON, G/7861, 11th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 6440, A.P.C.),  killed in action, Flanders France, 31st July 1917, age 23.

Born Bolton, Lancashire, son of Peter and Martha Hutchinson, of 315, Ainsworth Lane, Bolton, Lancashire.  

1911 Census - 315, Ainsworth Lane, Bolton, Lancashire - Peter Hutchinson, head, age 55, married, bleacher of cloth, worker, born Radcliffe, Lancashire; Martha Hutchinson, wife, age 55, married 34 years, 9 children, all still alive, born Tong, Lancashire; Alice Hutchinson, daughter, age 34, single, cotton weaver, worker, born Tong, Lancashire; John Richard Hutchinson, son, age 28, single, clerk in iron works, Puddling & Rolling Mills, worker, born Tong, Lancashire; Clara Hutchinson, daughter, age 22, single, hosiery knitter, worker, born Tong, Lancashire; Peter Hutchinson, son, age 20, single, shop assistant, Ladies & Gents Tailors, worker, born Tong, Lancashire; William Edward Hutchinson, son, age 17, single, clerk, County Court, worker, born Tong, Lancashire; Herbert Hutchinson, son, age 15, single, shop assistant, Ladies & Gents Tailors, worker, born Tong, Lancashire.

Enlisted London. 

Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 45 and 47, Belgium.

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