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Name:
Ralph Hutchinson
Casualty No.:
Initials:
R
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Low Beckhead, Ettersgill, Forest in Teesdale
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Unit:
3rd South Staffordshire Regiment; 8th Leicestrshire Batt. ("The Fighting Tigers")
Place Enlisted:
Bishop Aukland
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
Farmer at Beckhead
Cause of Death:
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Noyers-Pont-Maugis French National Cemetery
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Enlisted 29.11.1916. Began service 23.01.1917. Posted to B. Batt. 88 (training Reserve Battalion). Posted to 3rd South Staffordshire Regiment on 11.07.1917. Arrived at Boulogne, France 06.12.1917 and transferred to 8th Leicestrshire Batt. ("The Fighting Tigers"). Posted missing in France and Flanders on 27.05.1918.
Death Notice/Obituary:

Died as a prisoner of war at the end of the First World War.  Died at Montherme 15.07.1918. Information received from War Office was that Ralph had become ill with dysentry and had been in the care of French nuns at time of his death.

Buried in Montherme in civilian cemetry. In 1834, Commonwealth Grave Commission moves his body to Noyers-Pont-Maugis French National Cemertery, near Sedan.

Family Details:

March 1914 married Jane Beadle.  Had two daughters: Lavinia Jane (Vinny) and Margaret Ellen (Nelly).

Notes:

DOB 1891

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Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; First Name: Family information; Last Name: Family information; Death Notice / Obituary: Family information; Place of Birth: Family information; Civilian Employment: Family information; Place Enlisted: Family information; Service Records: Family information; Family Details: Family information; Unit: Family information; Service: Family information; Campaign Medals: Family information; : Family information;