|Place of birth||Charleston, New Zealand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Kellyville, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||40.8|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs H B Sutton, Kellyville, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||13th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 7 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 21 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 20 December 1916; joined 13th Bn, in the field, 2 January 1917.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 15 February 1917 (scabies); rejoined Bn, 1 March 1917.
Wounded in action, 11 April 1917 (gun shot wound, left thigh and right leg), and admitted to 56th Casualty Clearing Station, and then to 49th Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 16 April 1917; to England, 30 April 1917, and admitted to 1st Birmingham War Hospital, 1 May 1917; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 22 June 1917; discharged on furlough, 25 June 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 11 July 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 27 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 24 September 1917, for onward overland travel to Sydney; discharged (wounded), Sydney, 30 October 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Prospect Cemetery, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SUTTON James John|