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  • Photograph courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment Roll of Honour website.
Person Details
Sneinton Nottingham
John was the son of John and Rose Hutchinson (née Housden). His father was born in Carlton in about 1871 and his mother in Arnold, Nottingham, in about 1872. They were married at Sneinton St Stephen in November 1897 and had two sons, John William b. 1897 bap. St Stephen 22 November 1897, and Harry b. 1901 d. 1902 (reg. A/M/J). John, a cutter in the cardboard trade, and Rose were living at Thoresby Place, Sneinton, when their son John was baptised in 1897 but had moved to 3 Beaumont Street, Sneinton, by 1901. John snr. probably died in 1902 (reg. J/F/M) and his second son Harry died a few months later before his first birthday. In 1911 Rose was living at 178 Carlton Hill, Carlton, and recorded on the census as a confectioner and tobacconist on her own account. In the home on the night of the census were her surviving son John, who was still at school, her widowed father William, a market gardener (worker at wholesale market garden), unmarried sister Florrie Annie Housden, a housemaid (domestic) and a boarder, Percy Trower, a drayman. The CWGC record gives Rose's address as 110 Carlton Hill, Carlton, and she was still living there when she died in 1929.
23 Oct 1917
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1632866 - CWGC Website
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Residence Carlton. Enlisted in Nottingham.
Private
15th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
15th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment) The 15th Battalion was a battalion of Kitchener's New Armies and was formed at Nottingham as a Bantam Battalion in February 1915. As part of 105th Brigade, 35th Division, it served in France from 1 February 1916. John William was killed in action on 23 October 1917 when the Battalion was engaged in operations south of Houthulst Forest, Belgium. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium (Panel 99-102). He was eligible for the British War Medal and Victory Medal.
CWGC Additional information: 'Son of Rose Hutchinson, of 110, Carlton Hill, Carlton, Notts.' Nottingham Evening Post, ‘Deaths,’ 5 March 1929: ‘Hutchinson. On March 3rd, at 110 Carlton-hill, Carlton, the beloved wife of the late John Hutchinson, after much suffering. Funeral Carlton, Thursday 3pm.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) Probate: Rose Hutchinson. Probate awarded to Albert Phipps wholesale confectioner and Walter Scott solicitor
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  • Photograph courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment Roll of Honour website.
    John William Hutchinson - Photograph courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment Roll of Honour website.
  • Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. (www.cwgc.org)
    John William Hutchinson - Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. (www.cwgc.org)