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Jesse William Hutchings (1893 - 1917)

Gnr. Jesse William Hutchings
Born in Wootton, Bedfordshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Hénin-sur-Cojeul, Pas-de-Calais, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Jun 2018
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Roll of Honor
Gunner Jesse Hutchings was Killed in Action during World War I.
Gnr. Jesse Hutchings served in the British Army in World War I
Service started:
Unit(s): Royal Field Artillery
Service ended: 20 April 1917
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Jesse Hutchings was born in Bedfordshire, England.

Jesse William Hutchings was born in Wootton, Bedfordshire England in 1893. He was the oldest of eleven children born to William Hutchings and Kate Redman. [1]

He was living with his parents and younger siblings in Wootton in 1901. His father was a stockman on a farm. [2] Ten years later, in 1911, Jesse was working as a groom. [3]

England joined the Great War in 1914, and Jesse enlisted as a gunner with the Royal Field Artillery. Sadly, he was killed in action on 20 April 1917. [4]

Jesse was buried in the Henin Communal Cemetery Extension in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. He was just 24 years old. [5]


  1. GRO Reference (birth; mother's maiden name Redman): 1893 J Quarter in BEDFORD Volume 03B Page 324
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2019), Jesse Hutchins in household of William Hutchins, Wootton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing Bedford And Kempston subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 22 July 2019), Jesse Hutchings in household of William Hutchings, Wootton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  4. Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  5. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 August 2020), Jesse William Hutchings, ; Burial, Henin-sur-Cojeul, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France, Henin Communal Cemetery Extension; citing record ID 24499808, Find a Grave,

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