Trooper

Alexander George Sutherland

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Sutherland, of Ngapara, North Otago.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES
CONTRIBUTED

Public Contributions:

i have photo of him before he went to war with my poppa in a rugby team on my wall . the story of his death goes like this. Is that he was off duty and got a call by one of his mates to see if he would cover him for a flight , which he did the plane went down . as far as i was told the plane was doing a normal run but had been sabotaged and it crashed , George died . Now this story was told to me by my father that was told by his (jack Sutherland , poppa) who all so served in the war .i have always said that i will go to were he is buried in India to lay a flowers for my poppa,that's going to be soon i feel ... Read More

Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
58402
Name:
Alexander George Sutherland
Rank: 
Trooper
Date of Birth:
Not known
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, Canterbury Mounted Rifles

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed on air operations
Date of Death:
13 April 1921
Day of Death:
Wednesday
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
Royal New Zealand Air Force

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery: 
Cemetery Reference: 
Block 79, Grave 13.
Cemetery Location: 
New Zealand
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