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Regimental number5386
Place of birthKensington Street, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Sydney Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address15 Little Walker Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J H Hutchings, 134 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets and CMF.
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHebecourt British Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Newis and Margaret HUTCHINGS, 92 George Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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