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Lance Corporal John Brownlie Hutton

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

John Brownlie Hutton grave





Personal details

Family Information

Son of Thomas Russell (1864-27/06/1945) and Margaret Brownlie Hutton (13/02/1968-08/01/1949) 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). From the 1901 Census - Address - 267 Dundyvan Rd, Coatbridge - Thomas Hutton aged 34, Margaret Hutton aged 32, Margaret Hutton aged 11 (1890-21/12/1975), James Hutton aged 9, John Hutton aged 6, Mary Hutton aged 1, boarder John Brownlie aged 72

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 6 Bute Terrace, Coatbridge


Killed in Action 26/09/1915 at Loos


Glasgow 14/09/1914


Clerk in the Tinplate Works / Structural Engineer



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. 87 men from the Coatbridge Memorial fell during and from injuries from the Battle of Loos. 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, his Army Register of Soldiers Effects, his Service Records x 4. (I have 9 more Service Records. If required please contact me)

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