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Edmund Henry SUTTON

Regimental number1707
Place of birthEvandale, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressStanley, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinBrother, Frederick Sutton, Stanley, Tasmania
Enlistment date24 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXVII, Row E, Grave No. 4), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred Thomas and Elizabeth SUTTON. Native of Evandale, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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