Private Reginald Tutton

Service number 4308
Birth Place United Kingdom: England, Bristol
Death Date 29 May 1916
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • 11th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 11th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Private Reginald Tutton (4308, 11th Battalion) was born in Bristol, England. He was working as a farmer at Kirup, WA, when he enlisted in September 1915. Reginald was wounded in action near Fleurbaix, France, on 28 May 1916, only eleven days after joining the battalion. He died the following day as a result of his injuries. Reginald was 17 years of age. He is buried in the Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension, France. Reginald’s brother Edwin John Tutton was also killed in France, on 29 July 1916. Another brother, Frank, also served with the AIF.

Rolls

Timeline

Date of enlistment 21 September 1915
Date of embarkation 17 January 1916
Date of death 29 May 1916
Date of fate 30 May 1916