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Stephen Izard SUTER

Date of birth26 January 1896
Other NamesSUTER, Stephen Iszard
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Emma E Suter, 103 High Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
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Unit: Staff 9th Infantry Brigade
Promotion date: 14 May 1917

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. During a raid on the enemy's trenches he led the central assault party with great gallantry, penetrated the enemy's third line, and inflicted many casualties.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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