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Full Name
Alexander George Sutherland
Rank Last Held
Flight Sergeant
Forename(s)
Alexander George
Surname
Sutherland
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
NZ405340
Gender
Male
Body on Embarkation
Royal New Zealand Air Force
Campaigns
Europe
Last Unit Served
Royal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF
Place of Death
Europe
Date of Death
29 July 1942
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1942
Cause of Death
Killed on air operations
Cemetery Name
Becklingen War Cemetery, Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany
Grave Reference
Grave 27 B 2
Memorial Name
  • Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury
  • Pleasant Point School War Memorial, South Canterbury
  • Sutherlands War Memorial, near Pleasant Point, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
Son of Alexander & Agnes Kay Sutherland (nee Allen) of Canterbury
Description of Image
  • Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury, (Photo Brian Davison, 2009)
  • Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury, names WW2 (Photo Brian Davison, 2009)
  • Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury, VE Day, 50th anniversary plaque (Photo Brian Davison, 2009)
  • Pleasant Point School War Memorial, South Canterbury, Names WW2 (Photo Brian Davison, 2009)
  • Sutherlands War Memorial, South Canterbury listing names of those killed in action and also of those who served (Photo Brian Davison, 2009)
Further References
Sources Used
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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