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Charlie SUTTON

Regimental number2724
Place of birthNorthchurch, Great Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, England
SchoolChurch Schoolo, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBridgetown, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinO, Mrs Annie Sutton,Court Estate, Rusden, Northamptonshire, England
Previous military serviceServed in Light Horse, Australia
Enlistment date18 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 August 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLa Plus Douve Farm Cemetery (Plot VI, Row F, Grave No. 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah Ann SUTTON, 14 Spring Vale, Dartford, Kent. Native of Northchurch Great Berkhamsted, Herts.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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