Roll of Honour


Andrew Donald Hutton


Andrew Donald Hutton was born in Aylth, Perthshire on 22nd May 1894. His mother was Margaret Cameron Hutton and his father was Rev. John Alexander Hutton who would go on to be a Minister in Westminster Chapel. Andrew came to the University of Glasgow to study for an MA and took classes such as: English, Logic, Latin, Greek and Law. He won prizes for Greek, English Language and Literature and Logic and Metaphysics. He graduated on 20th April 1915.

Memorial chapel at the University of Glasgow
The Memorial Chapel at the University of Glasgow

Although not quite graduated, Andrew enlisted with the Highland Light Infantry in September 1914 as a Second Lieutenant. He later went to France with them and fought at the Battle of the Somme. It was here that he died, during an attack on the village of Authille on 3rd July 1916. He is buried in the Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension with other men who fell there. Andrew's cross reads, 'Wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God'.

His father donated money to the construction of the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, where he is remembered. He is also commemorated in the Old Monkland Cemetery in Coatbridge.

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