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Regimental number31845
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
SchoolState School, Williamstown, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address98 Palmer Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Sutherland, 7 Larnock Street, West Armadale, Victoria
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 2 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot 5, Row C, Grave No. 7), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary SUTHERLAND, 25 Arlie Avenue, Armadale, Victoria. Native of Williamstown, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother and cousin: killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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