Lance Corporal William Sutherland

Conflictfull listWW1
Unit'B' Coy. 1/5th (Sutherland and Caithness) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. T.F.
Service No240116 (Formerly 649)
BornDornoch 1898
ParentsJohn and Katie Munro Sutherland of 'Golf View', Dornoch
DiedDied of wounds 25.3.18 (wounded 24.3.18) 42 Stationary Hospital, Amiens


Family headstone Dornoch East Cemetery

Lcpl William Sutherland

Studio photograph Historylinks Catalogue No. 2003.063.001

Framed scroll commemorating Lance Corporal William Sutherland, Seaforth Highlanders, who was killed during WW1, with a letter from Buckingham Palace. His medals are mounted beneath the scroll: War Medal and Victory Medal (ribbons faded).   Historyliinks Catalogue No. 2004.257

Dornoch 15.1.14 5th Seaforths

Served as a boy, mobilised with his unit 4.8.14. Arrived in France: July 1917

Buried: St. Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, France VIII. G. 6

Father John Sutherland was Town Clerk of Dornoch and Secretary of the Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Memorials:

  • Dornoch War Memorial
  • United Free Church Memorial Plaque, Dornoch Cathedral
  • Family headstone Dornoch East Cemetery
  • Seaforth Highlanders Roll of Honour,
  • The Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle

Last updated 28 October 2013

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