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Robert Greenwood HUTCHINSON

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Forename(s): Robert Greenwood

Place of Birth: Dent, Yorkshire

Service No: 222014

Rank: Able-Seaman

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Navy

Battalion / Unit: H.M.S. 'Good Hope'

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Age: ---

Date of Death: 1914-11-01

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CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: 2.

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Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: DENT, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Robert Greenwood Hutchinson (born 11 December 1894) was the son of Robert Greenwood and Mary Hutchinson, née Stockdale. Robert, senior, was born at Selside, Westmorland and Mary at Dent, Yorkshire.

1891 Dent, Yorkshire Census: Hyning Hill - Robert G. Hutchinson, aged 6 years, born Dent, son of Robert G. and Mary Hutchinson.

1901 Liverpool, Lancashire Census: 100, Smithdown Road, Toxteth Park - Robert Hutchinson, aged 16 years, born Dent, Yorkshire. [Robert was employed by Henry Winn, Cowkeeper and Dairyman.]

1911 Royal Navy Census: China and East Indies - Robert G. Hutchinson, aged 26 years, born Dent, Yorkshire.

Royal Navy & Royal Marines War Graves Roll, 1914-1919. Relatives Notified and Address: Mother: Mary, Dog Kennels, Field Broughton, Grange Sands, Lancs.

A short biography of Robert is included in: ‘Sedbergh and District 1914-1918 – But who shall return the children?’ Compiled by Sedbergh and District History Society. Edited by Diane Elphick (2016).

Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entry

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Able-Seaman Robert Greenwood HUTCHINSON

Able-Seaman Robert Greenwood HUTCHINSON

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Navy

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Navy

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Forename(s): Robert Greenwood

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 222014

Rank: Able Seaman

Regiment: Royal Navy

Unit: H.M.S. "Good Hope"



Died Date: 01/11/1914

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‘Westmorland Mercury and Times’ (20 February 1915)

(Kindly supplied by Sedbergh & District History Society)


A roll of honour, containing the names of all old scholars of the Dent Church Day School is to be placed in the Schoolroom for future reference. The roll already contains the names of 23 old scholars who have joined the Forces. The list is as follows:–Robert G. Hutchinson, 1891-1895, lost in H.M.S. ‘Good Hope,’ Nov. 1st, 1914; Jas. H. Batty, 1899-1902, pupil teacher, 1902-1905, 6th Liverpool King’s Rifles; John Haygarth, 1897-1906, awarded Dent Grammar School Scholarship, 1906, 7th City of London, Dispatch Rider; Arnold Sparks, 1899-1907, awarded C.C. Teacher Scholarship, 1907, 8th Duke of Wellington’s Regt.; William Dinsdale, 1903-1908, awarded C.C. Scholarship 1908, 6th Duke of Wellington’s Regt.; George Raw, 1865-1874, Canadian Highlanders, also served in the Boer War, 1899-1902; Thomas Brunskill, 1880, also served in the Boer War; Wm. T. Burrow, Old Grammar School scholar, 6th Duke of Wellington’s Regt.; Jos. P. Burrow, 1889-1908, 2nd W.R. Field Ambulance, R.A.M.C.; Chas. Burrow, 1897-1904, Royal Field Artillery; John Langstroth, 1882-1889, Royal Field Artillery; Thos. Cragg, 1884-1886, Duke of Wellington’s Regt.; Leonard Mason, 1885, R.F.A.; John Hodgson, 1889-1900, R.F.A.; Wm. Bentham, 1893-1900, 3rd Duke of Wellington’s Regt.; Carl Braithwaite, 1897-1907, 10th Duke of Wellington’s Regt.; Jno. B. Davidson, 1900-1905, 10th Duke of Wellington’s Regt.; Jno. Powley, 1898-1905, R.F.A.; W.H. Bowness, 1895-1901, R.F.A.; Arthur Conder, 1896-1901, R.F.A.; Parrington Dixon, 1889-1901, 16th (S) Prince of Wales’ Regt.; Edmund Gornall, 1892-1911, 16th (S) Prince of Wales’ Regt.; Ernest Parrington, 1901-1907, 6th (R) West Riding Regt.

DE RUVIGNY'S ROLL OF HONOUR 1914-1918 – Part One

HUTCHINSON, ROBERT GREENWOOD, A.B., 222014, H.M.S. Good Hope; lost in action off Coronel, on the coast of Chili [sic], 1 Nov. 1914.




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