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Robert SUTHERLAND

Regimental number880
Place of birthWalka, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationShearer
AddressAshford, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Sutherland, Ashford, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death28.9
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBray Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Mary SUTHERLAND; husband of A.P. SUTHERLAND, Long Flat, Hastings River, New South Wales. Native of Walka, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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