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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. R S Hutton


Robert Scott Hutton of Shirehampton, Bristol was born on 25th January 1915, the son of Robert Mortimer Hutton and Alice Emily Hutton.

He joined the RAFVR about August 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training and arrived at 5 OTU Aston Down on 1st September 1940.

He had married Janet Isabella McLaren on 27th June 1936 in Perth, Scotland.

Hutton converted to Hurricanes and joined 85 Squadron at Church Fenton on 16th September.

He was killed on 10th December 1940 when he crashed at night at Tilbury Docks during an electrical storm in Hurricane V6674.

Hutton was 25. He is buried in St. Mary Redcliffe Cemetery, Bristol.



Above image courtesy of JohnM.




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