Regimental number1661
Date of birth25 January 1893
Place of birthNew Craig Hall, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Sutherland, 100 Piesse Street, Boulder, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Place of enlistmentKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
Discharge date24 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Suevic', 8 October 1915; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right leg), Perth, 24 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Re-enlisted for service, 25 February 1917; discharged (medically unfit), 24 March 1917.

Also served in World War II: Service No N69622.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SUTHERLAND Alexander