David Knox Hutcheson

Biography of David Knox Hutcheson

David Hutcheson
David Hutcheson

Captain David Knox Hutcheson of the York and Lancaster Regiment attended the High School of Glasgow and graduated from the University MA in 1934 and LLB in 1939. He was the son of DM Hutchison, the Clerk of the General Council, and became a partner in his father's law firm. He was gazetted to the York and Lancaster Regiment from the Special Reserve of Officers at the beginning of the war.

Hutcheson served in North Africa from autumn 1942. He was killed leading his company against an enemy hill position near Bou Arada in Tunisia on 22 April 1943, just two weeks after he had been recommended for a Military Cross.



David Knox Hutcheson
Born 22 May 1912, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 22 April 1943.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degrees: MA, 1934; LLB, 1939;
Father's Details: David Hutcheson; Solicitor
War Service: Captain, York and Lancaster Regiment
Grave / Memorial: Massicault War Cemetery, Tunisia
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 21st Jan 2008

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