Utteridge Thomas Henry
Born 1890 Ulverstone Tasmania the son of Thomas and Esther Utteridge (nee Futter) an orchardist who enlisted Claremont Tasmania and was in camp where he became ill.
He died 8th August 1916 at the Hobart General Hospital from cerebro spinal meningitis and was buried in the Forth Methodist Cemetery, Tasmania, Australia.
His brother Pte Albert Utteridge (No 286) was killed in action 26th February 1917 in France and is commemorated in the Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, Lille, France
A message has been received by the Rev. W. T. Baker, to convey the sad news to Mrs. F. Utteridge that her son, Private Utteridge, had died at the Hobart Hospital. He had been in camp for some time, and was to have gone away with the 40th Battalion, but owing to serious illness was compelled to go into hospital. Mrs. Utteridge has two other sons at the front.
Back row l-r Harry Utteridge, Frank Smith, William Cox, Albert Utteridge, Walter Little Roy Cullen.
Front row Oscar Vertigan, Anthony Flint, Keith Conacher and Keith Smith
photo Courtesy Jim Rouse
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