|Place of birth||Bowral, New South Wales|
|School||Bowral Superior Public School, New South Wales|
|Occupation||Storeman and packer|
|Address||Kembla, Gloucester Street, Rockdale, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs I C Cutting, Kembla, Gloucestor Street, Rockdale, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Holsworthy, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||54th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||26|
|Place of burial||Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 1), Fleurbaix, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas Arthur and Sarah Emily CUTTING, husband of Irene CUTTING, 21 Gloucester Street, Rockdale, New South Wales. Native of Bowral, New South Wales.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to 54th Bn from 1st Training Bn, Zeitoun, 16 February 1916; taken on strength of 54th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Killed in action, 19-20 July 1916.
Buried at cemetery, Rue du Bois, by Reverend W. B. Statt, 20 July 1916.
Statement, Red CrossFile No 861106, 4140 Lance Corporal BARLOW, 54th Bn (patient, No 13 General Hospital, Boulogen), 24 May 1917: 'This man was in my No. XI pltn. and after we had come out of action on the 19th July they asked for volunteer[s] to go up as S/Bs to bring in the wounded and L/Cpl. Cutting was one of the men who volunteered and as he was doing his duty he was hit in theback and I think he died before he got to the D/S ... I know they carried L/Cpl. Cutting down to the D/S directly he was wounded.'
Second statement, 3076 Sergeant W.P. HOGAN, 54th Bn (patient, 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, England), 5 June 1917: 'I was getting in wounded with him when he was shot in the spine and died about 10 minutes later. He was unconscious until he died. It was at Fleurbaix and he was probably buried as the cemetery was only about 1000 yards behind.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CUTTING Harold Richard
Red Cross file 861106