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Regimental number28983
Place of birthRaymond Terrace New South Wales
SchoolBullahdelah Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRichmond Vale via Buchanan, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWife, Mrs G E Sutton, Richmond Vale via Buchanan, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 19 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 12), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick George and Elizabeth Ann SUTTON; husband of G.E. SUTTON, Bulahdelah, New South Wales. Native of Williamtown, New South Wales
Family/military connections2 brothers including James Sutton, killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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