HUTCHINGS, John Middleton
Royal Welch Fusiliers
326315 & 5338214
Tuesday, January 23, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour:
Second Lieutenant John Hutchings died  during operations in the area of Maasbracht and Brachterbreek, Netherlands.
The No 3 Commando War Diary entry for 23rd January 1945 at Maasbracht: "2400hrs 3 Troop patrol returns. Lieut J.M Hutchings, RWF's killed. Patrol met Mortar fire and MG fire. 729859."
John Middleton 'Jack' Hutchings served with No 3 Commando in the ranks before being selected for officer training. He took part in many raids, including the Lofoten raid, and the action at Sicily, Torre De Cuba and Agnone, before being selected for officer training, and sent to OCTU in 1944. He was commissioned 2/Lt on the 29th July 1944 and rejoined No 3 Commando  + .
 His nephew John Gossage.
 London Gazettes Supp. 36731; Page 4576.
Photo of Commando in Gallery:
Photo of grave in Gallery:
Archive pages :
Ask questions / Add information
Use our Forum for research enquiries, or to add information or photos. [register now].
Your message will then be seen by our Research Group and the many knowledgeable members of our Forum. [FAQ's].
All content is researched and administered by the Commando Veterans Archive.