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Arthur Richards SUTTON

Regimental number1661
Place of birthStanthorpe, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse trainer
Addressc/o W H Sutton, Railway Station, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 2"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Laura Louise Sutton, c/o PO, Alexandria, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Susan Jane SUTTON
Discharge date11 February 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia onboard HT 'Wiltshire', 12 November 1917; disembarked Sydney, 20 December 1917; discharged Brisbane, 11 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attrubuted to war service.
Date of death8 November 1939
Age at death64
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, SUTTON Arthur Richards

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