Edwin Henry Stanthorpe SAUTELLE


SAUTELLE, Edwin Henry Stanthorpe

Service Number: 7752
Enlisted: 14 September 1915
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 5th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Watsons Bay, NSW, 15 November 1896
Home Town: Watsons Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: North Sydney Church of England Grammar School
Occupation: Mechanical Dentist
Died: Killed in action, Zillebeke, near Ypres, Belgium, 10 August 1917, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Ypres
II F 31
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Shore Northbridge Sydney Church of England Grammar School 1914-1918 War Memorial Playing Fields
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 7752, 5th Field Artillery Brigade
18 Nov 1915: Involvement Gunner, SN 7752, 5th Field Artillery Brigade
18 Nov 1915: Embarked Gunner, SN 7752, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Persic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Edwin Stanhope Sautelle and Lizzie Sautelle, of Cliff Cottage, Salisbury St., Watson's Bay, New South Wales

Gunner Sautelle, A.F.A., killed in action in France, after two years' service with the A.I.F., was the eldest son of Alderman Sautelle, ex Mayor of Vaucluse and a partner in the business of E. S. Sautelle, of Pitt-street, city. Gunner Sautelle was educated at North Sydney Church of England Grammar School, and represented his school in the aquatic carnivals. Alderman Sautelle has been prominent in recruiting and Red Cross work since the beginning of the war, and is associated with many of the patriotic movements of the campaign. At a meeting of the combined recruiting committees of Wentworth and East Sydney a resolution expressing deep sorrow with the parents of the dead soldier was carried, on the motion of Messrs. Victor Cohen and Higgs, of East Sydney.