Andrew Guy Hutcheson MC

Captain
M.C.; 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, Mentioned in Despatches
Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 9th Battalion
1914 commissioned as Temporary Second Lieutenant into 9th Cameronians on 2nd September 1915 promoted Lieutenant 4th February, Temporary Captain 12th June and Adjutant 16th July. 9th Cameronians was formed at Hamilton in August 1914 as part of Kitchener’s Army. It became part of 9th (Scottish) Division and went to the Western Front in May 1915. Hutcheson served with the Battalion at the Battle of Loos in September 1915 for which he received a Mention in Despatches in Sir John French’s Despatches of 30th Nov 1915. 1916 Hutcheson’s MC was gazetted in the King’s Birthday Honour List of June 1916 but no citation has been found so it is not known how he earned it. The entry in the Battalion War Diary for 14th July 1916 records laconically “Adjutant and S M Killed”. The Battalion had been involved in an attack at Bazentin (part of the Battle of the Somme) during which they captured 2 lines of German trenches
5th November 1894 Glasgow
Death14th July 1916
Killed in action
21
BurialQuarry Cemetery, Montauban, II. C. 2.
Son of Helena Emily Margaret Hutcheson and the late John Freeland Hutcheson.
John F Hutcheson (1857-) & Helena E M Hoggan (1860-1896)
James H (c1892-)
Unmarried
Glenalmond College Haileybury School, Thomason House 1910-1913 Pembroke College, Oxford, matriculated 1913
Student
8 Doune Terrace, Maryhill, Glasgow
Haileybury College, Haileybury, Hertford (Home address – Eden House, Bridge of Allan)
Father’s home address in 1922 – 5 Wilson Road, Sheffield
Glasgow NecropolisCompartment Upsilon Lair 118
Scottish National War Memorial (listed as AG Hutcheson) Bridge of Allan Roll of Honour
Acknowledgements and SourcesMuch of the information on which this profile is based is drawn from various internet sources which are listed below.  The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis also wish to make full acknowledgement and thanks for the permitted use of any information or images generously supplied specifically for exhibition, publication or display in connection with The Roll of Honour and accompanying profiles to Ancestry, and Find my past. Commonwealth War Graves Commission Family Search Scotlands People The Long, Long Trail The Scottish War Memorials Project 9th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) War Diary May 1916 – March 1918 (TNA WO95/1772/4)
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Compiled by Morag Fyfe, Historical and Genealogical Researcher for The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis.

 
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