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Regimental number3382
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
SchoolNorth Ipswich State School, Queensland
OccupationWood machinist
AddressNorth Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 2"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen Suthers, Pine Street, North Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 May 1917
Place of enlistmentIpswich, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of disease 6 November 1917
Age at death44
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialWeymouth Cemetery (Grave No. 2077), Dorset, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Grave no. entered as 2277 on CWGC site. Parents: Martin and Mary SUTHERS, Foote Street, Wilson's Estate, Booval, Queensland
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 14 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 26 September 1917.

Died of cerebral spinal meningitis, 6 November 1917, Borough Isolation Hospital, Weymouth.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SUTHERS John

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