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  • This photo was first published in the Nottingham Evening Post on 23rd September 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and facebook pages of Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
He was born about 1883, the son of James and Hannah Tutin (CWGC). He married Elizabeth nee Rose in 1906 (registered Oct/Nov/Dec). In 1911 they lived at 12 Mansfield Street, Sherwood, Nottingham, and had three children, Nellie (3), Albert (2) and Ethel (1). His widow later remarried (Matthews) and lived at of 61 Alfred Street South, Nottingham (CWGC). Harry had at least two siblings, William and Herbert, identified from Herbert's army service record. Herbert enlisted in the Territorial Force in 1913 and gave his next of kin as his brothers Harry and William, both of 49 Clarence Street, Carlton Road. William appears on the 1911 Census at the age of 16 living at 49 Clarence Street, Carlton, with his uncle and aunt, Charles Simmons (56) and Ada Simmons (46) who were childless. Herbert was apparently fostered at a few weeks old by a Mrs Sarah Ann Mellors who lived in Sneinton. Herbert served as a private with the 7th (Robin Hood) Bn Sherwood Foresters and was killed in France on 13 October 1915 (Loos Memorial).
In 1911 he was a tram conductor (electric) with Nottingham Municipal Tramways.
09 Aug 1915
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Sergeant
6th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
He arrived in theatre in Gallipoli on 18 July 1915 and was presumed killed 'on or about 9 August 1915'. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Helles Memorial. He qualified for the 1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.
Nottingham Post notice (abridged), 19 November 1915: 'Private H Tutin, 1/7th Sherwood Foresters, Coburg Square, Walker Street, Nottingham. Killed in action October 13th. Brother of Sgt H Tutin.' In memoriam published 3rd June 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “TUTIN. – Sergeant H. Tutin, Lincolnshire Regiment, died August 9th, 1915 (official news); fought in Boer War. – Silently mourned by his sorrowing wife and children, 28, Haydn-road, Sherwood.” In memoriam published 9th August 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “TUTIN. – In loving memory of Sergeant Harry Tutin, Lincolnshire Regiment (late tramways), died August 9th, 1915. Midnight stars shine on the grave of one we love but could not save. – Loving wife and children. “TUTIN. – In loving memory of my dear brother Harry (Sergeant H. Tutin, Lincolns), died at the Dardanelles August 9th, 1915. Sadly missed. – Sister Emily.” In memoriam published 9th August 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “TUTIN. – In loving memory of my dear husband, Sergt. Harry Tutin, who died August 9th, 1915. Ever in our thoughts. – Loving wife and children. “TUTIN. – In loving memory of my dear brother, Sergt. Harry Tutin (late tramways), who died at the Dardanelles, August 9th, 1915. Sadly missed. – Sister Emily.” In memoriam published 9th August 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “TUTIN. – In loving memory of Sergt. Harry Tutin, 6th Lincolns (late tramways), did Dardanelles August 9th, 1915. Sadly missed. – Loving wife and children. “TUTIN. – In loving memory of my dear brother, Sgt. Harry Tutin, 6th Lincolns, died at the Dardanelles August 9th, 1915. Sadly missed. – Sister Emily.” Above in memoriam are courtesy Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • This photo was first published in the Nottingham Evening Post on 23rd September 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and facebook pages of Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Harry Tutin - This photo was first published in the Nottingham Evening Post on 23rd September 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and facebook pages of Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
  • The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli upon which Harry Tutin is commemorated , photograph is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Henry Tutin - The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli upon which Harry Tutin is commemorated , photograph is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
  • Photograph shows the inscription of Harry Tutin's name commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Harry Tutin - Photograph shows the inscription of Harry Tutin's name commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918