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Andrew Charles SUTHERLAND

Regimental number3234
Date of birth13 April 1897
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
AddressLongford via Sale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 5.5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinGuardian, Andrew Sutherland, Longford PO, Longford via Sale, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets; then in exempt area under Compulsory Training scheme. Previously rejected for enlistment on account of teeth.
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 April 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Discharge date25 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 10 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 25 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No V359743.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SUTHERLAND Andrew Charles

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