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VC1066    Bellenden Seymour Hutcheson


Name   Bellenden Seymour Hutcheson    No.      

VC Issue No.   1066   Awards   VC   MC  

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Force, Canadian Army Medical Corps attached to 75th Battalion, 1st Central Ontario Regiment



Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Mount Carmel, Illinois, USA

Place Of Death   Cairo, Illinois, USA

Buried/Location Ashes   Rosehill Cemetery, Mount Carmel, Illinois, USA


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Section B, Lot 145, Grave C

Gazetted   14 December 1918

VC Presented   22 May 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Rosehill Cemetery, Mount Carmel, Illinois, USA

Memorial Plaque, Mount Carmel Court House, Mount Carmel, Illinois, USA

P  Victoria Cross Commemoration Paving Stone, National Memorial, Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, British High Commission, Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

Captain Bellenden Seymour Hutcheson VC Armoury, Birmingham Street, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada

P  Memorial Plaque, Dury Crucifix Cemetery, Dury, Pas-de-Calais, France

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, York Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, Barrie Military Heritage Park, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada

By The Way…

He gave up his American Citizenship, to join the Canadian Army as a Medical Officer, after the war he reclaimed his American Citizenship and went back to his medical work

VC Held By

York Armoury, Toronto, Ontario, Canada



VC 1065 VC 1067
VC 1065
VC 1067

BORN   16 December 1883

DIED   9 April 1954  AGE   70

VC Won   2 September 1918   AGE   34

Place VC Won  East of Arras, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War