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George Frederick Hutton

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Officers of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles at Addington Camp, Christchurch, August 1914. Back row: Lieutenants L Chaytor, Taylor, Barker, W Deans, F Gorton, Hayter, D S Murchison. Second row: Lieutenant Marchant, Captain Talbot, Lieutenant Blackett, Captain Hurst, Captain Hammond, Lieutenant Free, Lieutenant Bruce. Sitting: Major Wain (O.C. 8th Sqd.), Captain Cody (Q.M.), Major Overton (2nd in Command), Lieutenant-Colonel Findlay (C.O.), Captain Blair (Adjutant), Major Acton-Adams (O.C. 1st Sqd.), Major Hutton (O.C. 10th Sqd.). Front row: Lieutenant Gibbs (Signalling Officer), Tommy the mascot, Lieutenant Davison (Machine Gun Officer), Lieutenant G Dailey. Publication note - Published in "The History of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles 1914-1919" edited by C G Powles, 1928 Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Silver gelatin print 15.5 x 20.4 cm. Officers of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles, Addington Camp, Christchurch. Powles family :Photographs. Ref: PAColl-5268-2-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22690564
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Hutton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7/530 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 April 1884 AWMM SheltonStaffordshire AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 5 August 1914 AWMM Government House, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Eva Henrietta Hutton, Cockglode, Allerton, Notts, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 5 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Regular soldier/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded on Hill 60, Gallipoli AWMM
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM

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Biographical information

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  • Commanding Officer (CO) of 10 (Nelson) Squadron, Canterbury Mounted Rifles at Gallipoli

    Temporarily made CO of Canterbury Mounted Rifles, late 1915

    Promoted to Lt Colonel and CO of Otago Infantry Regiment, 12 March 1916

    Commander of the NZ Training Units & Depots, Egypt, 1916-17

    Chief Mounted Rifles Instructor at Featherston Camp, 1917-18

    Commenced farming in 1919

    Appointed Major and Officer Commanding (OC) of Malvern Battalion, Home Guard, 1941-43

    Killed in an accident at a railroad level crossing at Belfast, Christchurch AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    26 October 1955 AWMM
    Age 71 AWMM
    BelfastCanterbury AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Bromley Cemetery, corner of Keighleys and Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Block 38; Plot 112 AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 354 AWMM
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
    • Powles, C.G. (Ed). (1928). History of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles 1914-19. Auckland, N.Z.: Whitcombe & Tombs. AWMM

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