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Francis Layton SUTHERLAND

Regimental number17296
Date of birth4 August 1891
Place of birthAllansford, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraftsman
AddressNorthcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Sutherland, Victoria Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 November 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameFebruary 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 6 October 1919
Discharge date24 December 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Pakeha', 6 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 24 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No W242796.
Date of death15 June 1962
Age at death73
Place of burialFremantle Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SUTHERLAND Francis Layton

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