Charles Tytler SUTHERLAND


SUTHERLAND, Charles Tytler

Service Number: 296
Enlisted: 14 September 1914, Ararat
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Coleraine, Victoria, Australia, 27 July 1890
Home Town: Ararat, Ararat, Victoria
Schooling: Geelong College
Occupation: Farmer & Grazier
Died: Killed in Action, Walkers Ridge, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Ararat Shire of Ararat WWI Roll of Honor, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Geelong College WW1 Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 296, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Ararat
25 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 296, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
25 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 296, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of Victoria, Melbourne
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 296, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Charles Tytler SUTHERLAND was born on 27th July, 1890 at Coleraine, Victoria

His parents were John Downes SUTHERLAND & Margaret Stoddart LAIDLAW

He enlisted on 14th September, 1914 and embarked on the HMAT Star of Victoria with the 8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron on 25th February, 1915

Charles was Killed in Action at Gallipoli on 7th August, 1915 - no known grave

His name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial and the Lone Pine Memorial

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal


His brother Robert Laidlaw SUTHERLAND (SN V362391) served in the Army in WW2 and was discharged in 1945