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Thomas Douglas Hutcheon

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3/4 portrait of Sergeant Thomas Douglas Hutcheon, Reg No 4/329, of the New Zealand Engineers, Divisional Signallers, New Zealand Signal Corps, ex of the Samoan Advance Party. Wearing crossed flags trade badges of an instructor. Died of wounds in France on 17 August 1917 at the Battle of Ypres. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-H2004. No known copyright.

3/4 portrait of Sergeant Thomas Douglas Hutcheon, Reg No 4/329, of the New Zealand Engineers, Divisi …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Hutcheon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/329 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 January 1893 AWMM PukekoheAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Ponsonby Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Mary Hutcheon (mother), Ponsonby Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Mrs Mary Douglas Hutcheon (mother), 43 Murdoch Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/329 AWMM
  • Military service
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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended St John's College (1909-10).

    Div. Signal Coy. Son of Mary Douglas Hutcheon of Kingsland, Auckland. Also served at Samoa.

    Member of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    17 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • Cemetery
    Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord, France AWMM I.Z.14. AWMM
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  • Obituary
    Sergeant Thomas Douglas Hutcheon, who died of wounds in France on August 16, was the only son of Mrs. Hutcheon, 107, Ponsonby Road. Sergeant Hutcheon was educated at St. John’s College, and prior to enlistment was on the staff of the Union Bank. He was a member of the College Rifles, and at the outbreak of the war went as a signaller to Samoa. He remained there for 10 months, and upon his return enlisted in the tenth reinforcement. (Auckland Weekly News, 20 September 1917, p. 19) AWMM
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Memorial

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    • Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM
    • All Saints Church, 284 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby Auckland 1011 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories 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
      Vol1: 353 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      38: 26 AWMM
    • King's College, Auckland. (1918). King's College, Auckland : the Great War, 1914-18. Auckland, N.Z.: The College. AWMM
    • Auckland Weekly News AWMM
      Obituary: Auckland Weekly News, 20 September 1917, p. 19. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
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