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James Hutchinson
Birth: Jul. 9, 1895
Death: Jan. 21, 1972

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) 
Torquay Crematorium
Torbay Unitary Authority
Devon, England
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Nov 21, 2003
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Rest in peace old chap.
- derrick unwin
 Added: Jun. 5, 2016
R.I.P. Brave soldier!I have the original 1914 1915 Star medal of Corporal Hutchinson with me in South Africa, and I want to return it to the family of this brave man. Could a family member please contact me in this regard.. Many Thanks
- Chris Theunissen
 Added: Dec. 25, 2015

- Kat
 Added: Jul. 9, 2015
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