James Gray Hutton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: London
  • Service no: 1334
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: London Regiment (London Scottish)
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/14th Battalion,
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 28
  • Date of Death: 01.11.1914
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 54

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 304 Perth Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret Calder Hutton, 9 Blackness Ave, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Hutton

  • Siblings:

    George

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Gray Hutton

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial. He was the brother of Cpl George M. Hutton, 541, 1/3rd Battalion, Scottish Horse, who is believed to have returned home safely.

James Gray Hutton   1334   London Scottish

DUNDEE MEMBER OF LONDON SCOTTISH

IS KILLED IN ACTION AT MESSINES.

Still another Dundee soldier has made the supreme sacrifice.

The relatives of James Gray Hutton, who reside at 304 Perth Road, have received intimation of his death in action on 31st October at Messines, Belgium.

Private Hutton, who was a member of the famous London Scottish, was in his twenty-ninth year.  He was the elder son of the late James Hutton, architect.

Dundee Courier 13th February 1915

HUTTON___Killed in action at Messines, Belgium, on 31st October, James Gray Hutton, London Scottish, aged 29, elder son of the late James Hutton, architect, and of Mrs Hutton, 304 Perth Road, Dundee.

Broughty Ferry Guide 19th February 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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