John Brownlie Hutton likeness

Lance Corporal John Brownlie Hutton

6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders `B`Company, No 7 Platoon
Service No: s / 14732

John Brownlie Hutton grave

29

2

2

0

1
Personal details

Family Information

Son of Thomas and Margaret Hutton of 6 Bute Terrace, Coatbridge. Younger brother of Private James Russell Hutton of the 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders who was Killed in Action on the 19/05/1915 (see index)

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 6 Bute Terrace, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 26/09/1915 at Loos

Enlisted

Glasgow

Employed

Clerk in the Tinplate Works

Age

21

Buried / Remembered

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The Loos Memorial commemorates over 20,000 officers and men who have no known grave, who fell in the area from the River Lys to the old southern boundary of the First Army, east and west of Grenay, from the first day of the Battle of Loos to the end of the war. On either side of the cemetery is a wall 15 feet high, to which are fixed tablets on which are carved the names of those commemorated. At the back are four small circular courts, open to the sky, in which the lines of tablets are continued, and between these courts are three semicircular walls or apses, two of which carry tablets, while on the centre apse is erected the Cross of Sacrifice.

Additional Information

John was Killed in Action on the 2nd day of the Battle of Loos. 64 men from the Memorial had been killed the previous day here and in total 82 men from the Memorial fell in the opening 3 days of the Battle. See photos for a letter sent to Johns mother from his Lieutenant D MacBean. Also remembered on the Coatbridge Technical College and Middle United Free Churches Rolls of Honour and at the Family Plot in Old Monkland Cemetery (see photos). See photos for Johns name on the Loos Memorial

Photos
  Medal Index Card  newspaper clipping  newspaper clipping  remembered at home  remembered at home  additional photo

Creative Commons License

We have made this information and the images available under a Creative Commons BY-NC license. This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement: © coatbridgeandthegreatwar.com

Comments

There are no comments yet for Lance Corporal John Brownlie Hutton. Be the first to leave one.


Do you have any information about or memories of Lance Corporal John Brownlie Hutton that you would like to share?

Or even if you would just like to leave a message to say you've been here, please leave a comment below.

*Please note that all comments are verified by a moderator before appearing on the site. All fields are required except links to photos.