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Captain William Hutton Williams

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Fellowship details: No.4499, elected 21 December 1904.

Born: 1875
Died: 18 May 1915, Festubert, France.


William Hutton Williams, eldest son of Alfred and M A Hutton Williams, was born in Clifton, Bristol in 1875. A mining engineer, Williams had studied at the Royal School of Mines between 1901 and 1904, thereafter working in Korea, Southern Manchuria and India before receiving his commission as captain in the East Surrey Regiment (3rd Bn). He was killed in action near Festubert, France on 18 May 1915.

Cemetery: Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, Pas de Calais, France.


  • Obituary, ‘The Times’, 26 May 1915.
  • Obituary, ‘Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society’, vol 72 (1916), Proceedings p lxiv.

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