AUSTRALIAN COMMANDOS Hutchings, George William

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John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Hutchings
  • FORENAME
George William
  • UNIT
2/3 Independent Company
  • RANK
Lance Corporal
  • NUMBER
NX41704
  • DATE OF DEATH
6th February 1943
  • AGE
22
  • GRAVESITE
Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery,Papua New Guinea A1.B.11
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born Trundle,New South Wales
son of George and Nina May Hutchings,Marrickville,New South Wales
enlisted 2.8.1941 Paddington,New South Wales
WIA 3.2.1943 "Woody Island",Wau,New Guinea
DOW New Guinea
 

DATE OF DEATH:

06-Feb-1943
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George William Hutchings

I NEVER KNEW YOU, IWAS NOT BORN WHEN YOU DIED FOR YOUR COUNTRY,BUT THROUGH YOUR MOTHER,MY GRANDMOTHER & YOUR SISTER EMILY, MY MOTHER, I FEEL I DO KNOW YOU. THEY TAUGHT ME AT AN EARLY AGE WHAT IT IS TO BE AUSTRALIAN , THROUGH YOUR BRAVERY & THEIR TRAGIC LOSS . GOD BLESS YOU & THANK YOU.YOUR MEMORY WILL LIVE ON, NOW -THROUGH MY CHILDREN & GRANDCHILDREN.
 
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