Ernest Lionel Shaw CUTTS


CUTTS, Ernest Lionel Shaw

Service Number: 7
Enlisted: 12 July 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Parkside, SA, 19 May 1893
Home Town: Goodwood, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Warehouseman
Died: Died of wounds, France, 3 June 1918, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Goodwood Public School WW1 Roll of Honor, Goodwood St George Anglican Church Memorial Tower, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Museum Honour Board, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 7, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Keswick, South Australia
18 Nov 1915: Involvement Sergeant, SN 7, 32nd Infantry Battalion
18 Nov 1915: Embarked Sergeant, SN 7, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
3 Jun 1918: Involvement Second Lieutenant, 32nd Infantry Battalion


The Register Friday 21 June 1918 page 8

Lieut. Ernest L.S. Cutts, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Cutts, Goodwood, died on June 3 from wounds received in action in France. Lieut Cutts enlisted in June, 1915, and left with the 32nd Battalion in November as a sergeant. He was severely wounded in France in July 1916, and invalided to England. After some months spent in a hospital he returned to Salisbury Plains on light duties. He then went to Cambridge where be gained his commission. Lieut Cutts left for France early last December, and rejoined the 32nd Battalion. His brother Laurie, who left with the 16th Battalion, 1914, was killed at Gallipoli, August 8, 1915

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Son of Charles Edward CUTTS and Florence Eidth nee GREER