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Arthur Victor HUTCHINSON

Regimental number2888
Place of birthYapau, Victoria
SchoolYapau and Castlemaine State Schools, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMunicipal surveyor
AddressNewstead, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Thomas Featherstone Hutchinson, Newstead, Victoria
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe acted as MS in England for nine months before he went to France.
FateKilled in Action 11 March 1918
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPont D'Achelles Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 4), Nieppe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Susan HUTCHINSON, Newstead, Victoria, . Native of Yapeen, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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