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William Herbert Hutchinson was born in 1894 at Nottingham and was the son of Herbert William a dairyman and Ruth Hutchinson née Rowland of 31 Willersley Street Cromford Street Arkwright Street Meadows Nottingham. His father Herbert William was born in 1868 at Nottingham and his mother Ruth Rowland was born in 1866 at Kimberley, they were married in 1890 at Nottingham and went on to have 9 children, sadly two were to die in infancy or early childhood, their surviving children were Annie b192, William b1894, Maurice b1898, Rowland b1900, Nellie b1901, Arthur b1904 and Dora Ruth b1907, all were born in Nottingham. In the 1911 census the family are living at 31 Willersley Street, Nottingham and are shown as Herbert William 43 yrs a dairyman, he is living with his wife Ruth 45 yrs and their children Annie 19 yrs a plain net folder, William 17 yrs a porter, Maurice 13 yrs a scholar, Rowland 11 yrs a scholar, Nellie 10 yrs a scholar, Arthur 7 yrs and Dora Ruth 4 yrs of age.
In the 1911 census he is a porter at a tailors and outfitter
10 Oct 1918
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7th (Westmoreland and Cumberland Yeomanry) Bn Border Regiment
Private William Herbert Hutchinson, served with the 7th (Westmoreland and Cumberland Yeomanry) Battalion Border Regiment, he was killed in the loss of R.M.S. Leinster in the Irish Sea on 10th October 1918. Buried November 11th Douglas Cemetery (Isle of Man) H.266.
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 21 November 1918: HUTCHINSON drowned in crossing from Ireland, October 10th 1918, Buried Douglas, Isle of Man, November 11th, Private WH Hutchinson, 31 Willersley Street, in his 26th year.
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