Robert Frederick Sutherland

First Name: 
Robert
Middle Name: 
Frederick
Last Name: 
Sutherland
Date of Birth: 
Saturday, March 18, 1899
Mother's Name: 
Jane Sutherland nee Rogers
Father's Name: 
Robert Sutherland
Date Enlisted: 
Wednesday, April 17, 1918
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
34th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Thursday, July 17, 1969
Place of Death: 
Sydney, NSW
Details: 

Robert Sutherland (Service No 54513) was born in Lithgow, NSW.

At enlistment Robert was single, 19 years old, was employed as a postman, and lived at Thirroul, NSW; he had served with 37th Infantry militia.

Robert embarked from Sydney on board SS Feldmarschall with New Sout Wales Reinforcement 7 on 19th June 1918.  He arrived in England on 26th August 1918 but by the time we was sent to join 34th Battalion in France, on 1st February 1919, the war had ended.

He was returned to Australia in July 1919 and discharged from the AIF on 11th September 1919.

After discharge, Robert worked with the NSW state railways.  On 20th March 1926 he married Alice Glass in Bulli, NSW.

He died in Sydney in 1969.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, SUTHERLAND ROBERT FREDERICK

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