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Percy Vernon Henry SUTTON

Regimental number1643
Place of birthRunnymede, Tasmania
SchoolRunnymede State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRunnymede, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, G V Sutton, Runnymede, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted in December 1914 and left with 12th Bn February 1915.
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1918
Place of death or woundingMeteren, FRance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 655), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania. Photo: Tasmanian Headstone Project. Parents: George Volume and Elizabeth SUTTON, Claremont, Tasmania. Native of Runnymede, Tasmania
Other details

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

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