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Full Name: Edgar Sutherland
Rank Last Held: Corporal
Forename(s): Edgar
Surname: Sutherland
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 15656
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment: Stock agent
Next of Kin: Mrs E.M. (wife), 32 Catherine Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Marital Status: Married
Enlistment Address: 32 Catherine Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Military District: Dunedin
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 341
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 14 July 1942
Age at Death: 38
Year of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference: Column 101
Biographical Notes: Son of William and Matha Sutherland; husband of Eliza Margaret Sutherland, of Dunedin
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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