John Alexander Sutherland

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 200185
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 26
  • Date of Death: 31/07/1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 37.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 26.08.1892
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: Somerville Pl, Broughty Ferry
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    William Sutherland

  • Siblings:

    George Sutherland, 22 Bonnymuir Pl, Aberdeen, William & Elizabeth, Somerville Pl, Brook St, Broughty Ferry and Donald

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Alexander Sutherland

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial. He is a former pupil of Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry and is remembered on the schools war memorial.

John is the brother of 2nd Lieutenant William Sutherland, M.M. 7th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, who was killed in action 07.10.1918. His sister isl also recorded as residing at Windsor Tce, Brook St, Broughty Ferry

Additional information kindly supplied by Karen O’Rourke. Images kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.

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