Hutchison, Elgin Cyrus

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Branch: Elgin Regiment
  • Date of birth: April 25, 1908
  • Where born: Blandford Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of death: May 25, 1992
  • Burial location: North Embro Cemetery, West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Wars Served: World War II
  • Years of service: July 1943 - February 1946
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

Elgin Hutchison was born on April 25, 1908 in Blandford Township, the son of Edward Thomas and Violet Geneva (nee Bean) Hutchison.  His two brothers Arthur Thomas and Joseph Edward "Lorne" also served in WW 11.  Elgin served overseas from July 1943 until February 1946 in Sicily, Italy, Belgium and Holland.  His rank was Corporal and he was a driver with the 25th Canadian Tanks Corps.  After returning to Canada aboard the RMS Queen Elizabeth in 1946 he was employed at the Ontario Regional Centre in Woodstock.  After the war he lived at 134 St. Andrew St., Embro.  Elgin was married to Helen Malcolm, Dorothy Webb/Rudy and Viola German.

 

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