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Arthur Hutchinson was born in 1883 at Newark and was the son of William a maltster and Mary Ann Hutchinson née Cope of 3 George Street, Newark. His father William was born in 1843 at Coleby, Lincolnshire and his wife Mary Ann Cope was born in 1846 at Caythorpe, Lincolnshire, they were married on 19th April 1869 at Caythorpe and went on to have 7 children, sadly two were to die in infancy or early childhood, their surviving children were , Tom b1870, Mary b1875, William b1877, Walter b1881 and Arthur b1883 al were born in Newark. Arthur married his wife Annie Smith on 22nd May 1910 at Grimsby, they went on to have two children, Frank William born 31st December 1912 at Grimsby and Marjorie born 22nd September 1914 at Southwell they lived at 3 George Street, Newark. In the 1911 census they are living at Highfield Ave, Chapel Lane, Immingham and are shown as Arthur 28 yrs a baker, he is living with his wife Annie 23 yrs (b1888 Grimsby) also living at the address is a lodger, Ernest William Stow 26 yrs, single n insurance agent. In the same census his parents are living at 3 George Street, Newark and are shown as William 68 yrs an out of work maltster, he is living with his wife Mary Ann 45 yrs.
He was a baker
22 Aug 1917
1632844 - CWGC Website
Westhorpe, Southwell
13th Bn Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
Private Arthur Hutchinson attested on 18th November 1915 at Southwell, he gave his age as 32 yrs and 8 months his occupation as that of a baker and his address as Westhorpe, Southwell. His next of kin was his wife Annie of the same address. He was posted tot he reserves the following day. He was mobilised for war on 10th October 1916 reporting at Derby. He landed in France on 19th July 1917 and arrived at Etaples camp on 20th July 1917. On 6th August 1917 he was posted to the 13th battalion Royals Scots Regiment. He went missing in action and was later confirmed killed in action on 22nd August 1917. Having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.
Article published on 27th July 1918 in the Newark Herald :- Son of Mr & Mrs Hutchinson, 3 George Street, Newark. Educated at the Mount Schools and also a choir boy at St. Leonards. After leaving school he was with his brother-in-law, Mr Marriott, as a baker for eight years. Later, up to the time of joining the colours, was van man for Mr J.H. Kirkby, Southwell. Enlisted Nov. 1916 and home on leave for the only time in July 1917. Posted missing on August 22nd 1917 and declared dead in July 1918. Leaves a widow and two children.
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