There is some confusion about his date of birth. On his first set of Attestation papers it is listed as April 11, 1898 making him 17 years and 3 months. Elsewhere he is listed as a student born in Gourock on March 11th 1897.
Brother of Donald MacLeod Hutcheson.
Soldier has two (2) sets of Attestation Papers. First set: Regimental Number 135502, 74th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force. Shows "Struck Off taking Commission in Active Militia" Second set: Regimental Number 82147, 32nd Infantry
Enlisted at Shorncliffe Camp, England July 7 1916. Next of Kin, Mr. William Hutcheson 10 Aberdeen Apts. Bain Avenue, Toronto. he is noted as serving with the East Surrey Regiment
He is not on Commonwealth War Graves Commission