British War Medal. R-38609 Private A. W. Hutt, King’s Royal Rifle Corps EF


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Alfred William Hutt was the husband of Maud Violet Emily Hutt, of 101 Waterloo Street, Camberwell, London. He served in France and Italy with the 21st (Yeoman Rifles) Battalion, K.R.R.C., and was killed in action during the failed British assault on ‘Shrewsbury Forest’ which was hoped would clear the way for the capture of the nearby village of Gheluvelt; he is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial. The 21st Yeomanry rifles were made up of farmers sons and estate workers particularly in North Yorkshire, Helmsley and Duncombe Park. Court mounted for display.