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William Boyne Hutchinson Collection

 Unprocessed — Box: 6996
Identifier: H2001-057

Content Description

This collection consists of information on William Hutchinson’s membership in the Faulkton Independent Order of Odd Fellows and his photograph album of his service in the 82nd Horse Artillery during World War I. William Boyne Hutchinson was born on May 7, 1898 in Faulkton. He enlisted in the U.S. Army when he was nineteen on March 12, 1918. He served in the 82nd Field Artillery at Fort Bliss until April 19, 1919. William B. Hutchinson signed up with three other young men from Faulkton on the same day: Joe Byrne, Hamilton Turner and Ward Zaelke. William married Rosetta Herrmann in 1923. They had two children, Shirley and William John. William was a farmer in the Faulkton area until 1955 when he purchased the Chris Christensen Seed Company. He was active in the Faulkton area I.O.O.F. and the Methodist Church. William B. Hutchinson died on May 10, 1973.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1918-1999

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet

Inventory

Folder 1: Obituary for William B. Hutchinson Folder 2: Rosetta Hutchinson’s Joint Memorial Service bulletin, 1998 Folder 3: New York Times newspaper article on the 82nd field artillery Folder 4: Lt. Colonel H. L. Newbold report, June 15-16, 1919 Folder 5: Joe Byrne Folder 6: 82nd Horse Artillery, reunions Folder 7: Musket, Saber and Missile, A History of Fort Bliss, compiled by Richard K. McMaster, 1962 Folder 8: The Story of Fort Bliss, Richard T. Cassidy Folder 9: Photographs of William B. Hutchinson in I.O.O.F. Folder 10: I.O.O.F. history of William B. Hutchinson Folder 11: Faulkton I.O.O.F. No. 169 history Folder 12: His Service Book, in the World War. William B. Hutchinson’s photograph album.