4670 Lieutenant-General Sir Balfour Oliphant HUTCHISON, KBE, CB, MiD***, 10 Royal Hussars

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    Personal Number: 4670
    Rank: Lieutenant-General
    Name: Sir Balfour Oliphant HUTCHISON, KBE, CB, MiD***
    Unit: Royal Artillery ; 7th Queen's Own Hussars ; 10th Royal Hussars


    London Gazette : 25 June 1909
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/28264/page/4864/data.pdf
    SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS.
    ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY.
    Balfour Oliphant Hutchison to be Second Lieutenant (on probation). Dated 26th June, 1909.

    London Gazette : 12 September 1913
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/28755/page/6501/data.pdf
    CAVALRY.
    7th (Queen's Own) Hussars,
    Second Lieutenant Balfour O. Hutchison to be Lieutenant. Dated 9th August, 1913.

    London Gazette : 12 December 1930
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33669/page/7999/data.pdf
    CAVALRY.
    10th H.—Capt. B. O. Hutchison, from 7th H., to be Maj. 11th Oct. 1930.

    London Gazette : 1 April 1941
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35120/supplement/1865/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following appointments to the Most Honourable Order of the Bath in recognition of distinguished services in the Middle East during the period August, 1939, to November, 1940:—
    To be Additional Members of the Military Division of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Honourable Order:—
    Colonel (acting Major-General) Balfour Oliphant Hutchison, C.B.E. (4670), late Cavalry.

    London Gazette : 1 April 1941
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35120/supplement/1870/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned for distinguished services in the Middle East during the period August, 1939, to November, 1940: —
    Officers and Other Ranks on, or attached to, the Staff.
    Hutchison, Col. (actg. Maj.-Gen.) B. O., C.B.E. (4670), late Cav.

    London Gazette : 10 June 1941
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35186/supplement/3307/data.pdf
    The undermentioned Cols. (actg. Maj.-Gens.), to be temp. Maj.-Gens.:—
    B. O. Hutchison, C.B., C.B.E. (4670). 8th June 1941.

    London Gazette : 30 December 1941
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35396/page/7340/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of distinguished services in the Middle East (including Egypt, East Africa, The Western Desert, The Sudan, Greece, Crete, Syria and Tobruk) during the period February, 1941, to July, 1941:—
    COMMANDS AND STAFF
    Maj,-Gen. (temp.) B. O. Hutchison, C.B., C.B.E. (4670), late Cav

    London Gazette : 30 June 1942
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35611/supplement/2851/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East during the period July, 1941. to October, 1941:—
    Commands and-Staff.
    Maj.-Gen. B. O. Hutchison, .C.B.,.C.B.E. (4670), late , Cav.

    London Gazette : 6 April 1944
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36456/supplement/1589/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East:—
    Commands and Staff.
    Maj.-Gen. B. O. Hutchison, C.B., C.B.E. (4670), late Cav.

    London Gazette : 16 January 1945
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36892/supplement/391/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY.
    Maj.-Gen. (actg. Lt.-Gen.) B. O. Hutchison, C.B., C.B.E. (4670), to be temp. Lt.-Gen., 9th Jan. 1945.

    London Gazette : 11 December 1945
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37381/supplement/6009/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY.
    Maj.-Gen B. O. HUTCHISON, C.B., C.B.E. (4670), retires on ret. pay, 10th Dec.1945, and is granted the hon. rank of Lt.-Gen.

    London Gazette : 1 January 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37407/page/17/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire:—
    To be Additional Knights Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order: —
    Lieutenant-General (honorary) Balfour Oliphant HUTCHISON (4670), late 10th Royal Hussars . (Prince of Wales's Own), Royal Armoured Corps.
     
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    His sons:
    • Second Lieutenant Julian Jervis Oliphant Hutchison | War Casualty Details | CWGC
    • SECOND LIEUTENANTJULIAN JERVIS OLIPHANT HUTCHISON
      Service Number: 190461
      Regiment & Unit/Ship: Royal Armoured Corps, 10th Royal Hussars
      Date of Death: 23 January 1942
      Age 20 years old
      Buried or commemorated at BENGHAZI WAR CEMETERY
      Grave Reference: 2. C. 7.
      Location: Libya
      Additional Info: Son of Lieutenant-General Balfour Oliphant Hutchison, C.B., C.B.E., and Audrey Hutchison, of Aldeburgh, Suffolk.
      Personal Inscription: MEMOR ESTO


    • Lieutenant Andrew Balfour Hutchison | War Casualty Details | CWGC
    • LIEUTENANT ANDREW BALFOUR HUTCHISON
      Service Number: 304700
      Regiment & Unit/Ship: Royal Armoured Corps, 10th Royal Hussars
      Date of Death: 06 April 1945
      Age 20 years old
      Buried or commemorated at RAVENNA WAR CEMETERY
      Grave Reference: I. B. 21.
      Location: Italy
      Additional Info: Son of Lieutenant-General Sir Balfour Oliphant Hutchison, K.B.E., C.B., and of Audrey Hutchison (nee Jervis-White-Jervis), of Aldeburgh, Suffolk.
      Personal Inscription: "MEMOR ESTO"
     
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