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Frank Albert Hutching

Portrait of frank Hutching, 458674 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Maria Buhrkuhl 9999-7626. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of frank Hutching, 458674 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Maria Buhrkuhl 9999-7626. CC-BY-NC- …


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  • Forenames
    Frank Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Hutching AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 458674 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM C/o Mr. J. Swede, Gladstone St., Woodville AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1945 AWMM C/o Mr. J. Swede, Gladstone St., Woodville AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr. A.J. Hutching, Gladstone St., Woodville (not stated) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. E.J. Hutching, Gladstone St., Woodville (m) AWMM
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  • Capture details
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  • Liberation date
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About death

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  • Death
    13 July 2020 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
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  • Obituary
    HUTCHING, Frank Albert:
    458674, DIV Cav, 2nd NZEF. On Monday, July 13, 2020, at Christchurch Hospital after a brief illness in his 100th year. Youngest child of Albert Featherston Hutching and Emily Jane Pascoe, youngest brother of Enid Hedditch, Keith and Alan (all deceased). Loving husband of Mary (deceased), and beloved father/father-in-law of Brian and Mary, Michael and Ann, Brendan and Jan, Gerard and Adele, Chris and Frances, Mary and Roger. Loved grandfather of all his grandchildren and partners; Tracey and Jason, Sarah and Dan, Erin and David, Aaron and Katrina, Thomas and Jo, Matthew and Katie, Dominic and Amy, Holly, Liam, Sam, Elinor, Isla, Alex and Joel, Cathy and Freya, Max, Emily. Proud great-grandfather of Zoe, Noah, Reuben, Blake, Bridie, Ella, Ivy, Alexandra, Linden, Fletcher, and an upcoming arrival. Gardener, tramper, amateur historian and connoisseur of good whiskey; he leaves a tremendous hole in our lives. Last of his generation, an old soldier gone to rest. Thank you to all the staff at Ward 17, Nurse Maude and to Dad's neighbours Barbara and Debbie for their wonderful care. Messages may be addressed to the Hutching Family, c/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. A Funeral Mass for Frank will be Celebrated at St Mary's Catholic Church, 116 Lonsdale Street, Christchurch, Tomorrow (Friday), at 11.00am. Interment to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. (The Press) AWMM
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  • We met only briefly, but the memory is treasured.
    Public - Sharee - Other relative - 9 April 2023



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  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.197 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.70 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls J-force personnel from Italy Middle East to Japan. Archives New Zealand (R22440245) AWMM
      p.71 AWMM


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