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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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