Edward Hutchings

Regimental number: 
Unit at enlistment: 
125th Battalion
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Survived the war: 
Date of death: 
July 29th, 1917
Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery - Pas de Calais, France - II.F.35.
Commemorated at: 
St. James Anglican Church (Paris), Penmans Ltd. Honour Roll
Birth country: 
Birth county: 
Greater London
Birth city: 
Address at enlistment: 
Paris, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
24 St. James Park, Upper Holloway, London, England
Trade or calling: 
Penmans No. 1 Mill
Religious denominations: 
Church of England
Marital status: 
Age at enlistment: 

Letters and documents

Circumstances of Casualty: Died of Wounds (Shrapnel wound, abdomen) at No. 7 Casualty Clearing Station.

BX August 13, 1917

Private Edward Hutchings Died of Wounds

Private Edward Hutchings of Paris, who went overseas with the first overseas battalion of the Dufferin Rifles, is reported to have died of wounds sustained on August 2. He was a widower employed at Penman’s Ltd., and leaves two daughters now in England.

BC December 15, 1917

Private Edward Hutchings Made the Supreme Sacrifice

Private Edward Hutchings is another Paris man who has made the supreme sacrifice, he having died of wounds on Friday, August 3rd in No. 3 base hospital, France. Private “Teddy” Hutchings was a native of London, England and came to Paris seven years ago last Good Friday. At the time of his enlistment, he was employed in Penmans No. 1 mill. He left Paris with the 125th Battalion, and in April last went over to France with a draft for the 124th Battalion. The late Private Hutchings was an adherent of St. James Church, and a general favorite. His wife died about four years ago. Two daughters are left, both residing in England at present, Mrs. Albert J. Baker and Mrs. George Chibers.