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James Hutchinson
Birth: Jul. 9, 1895
Radcliffe
Metropolitan Borough of Bury
Greater Manchester, England
Death: Jan. 21, 1972
Torquay
Torbay Unitary Authority
Devon, England

World War I Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Private, in the 215th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. During an attack on German positions at Ficheux, France, on June 28, 1916, Private Hutchinson was the leading man entering their trench, shot two sentries and cleared two of the traverses. Afterwards, when the objective had been gained and the retirement ordered, on his own initiative, undertook the dangerous task of covering the retirement thus ensuring that the wounded could be removed to safety. For bravery in the face of the enemy, he was promoted Corporal and awarded the Victoria Cross Medal. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Torquay Crematorium
Torquay
Torbay Unitary Authority
Devon, England
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Nov 21, 2003
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- R I P
 Added: Jul. 9, 2016

- Pamela Howlett
 Added: Jul. 9, 2016
In our thoughts on this 100th anniversary of your brave action, your loving son James and grand-daughters Sandra and Janice.
- sandra boyett
 Added: Jun. 29, 2016
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