2LT Alan D'Arcy Sutherland

2LT Alan D'Arcy Sutherland

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Death 28 Feb 1917
Upavon, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England
Burial Upavon, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England
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Casualty of the Great War, Allan served with the Royal Flying Corps at Upavon. He was formerly serving with the Australian Imperial Forces, 48th Bn.
(Civil Registration: Deaths Mar 1917 Sutherland Allan D'A 26 Pewsey 5a 247)

He left a widow,F. L. Sutherland, of Minlaton, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia and two sons,Hamilton D'Arcy Sutherland (9 September 1913-Adelaide to 19 July 2008) and Lance Sutherland.His son, Hamilton D'Arcy Sutherland became a noted Cardiothoracic surgeon (9 September 1913 Adelaide–19 July 2008)

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His other son, Lance,joined the RAAF and died in an accident practising aerobatics just before WW2. Hamilton D'Arcy and his brother attended St Peter's College on a bursary for the sons of old scholars who had died on active service. In 1938 Hamilton went to London to commence surgical training. He passed the Primary Examination of the Royal College of Surgeons six weeks after his arrival and World War 2 broke out a few months later. He immediately returned to Australia spending the next five years in the RANVR rising to the rank of Surgeon Lieut. Commander. During the War he served at various Military Hospitals and on ships including HMAS Platypus and HMAS Australia. He was on the Platypus when the Japanese bombed Darwin Harbour. He passed the Fellowship examination of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1944 and was also awarded a Master of Surgery(Adelaide).

Son of Eleanor (née Ford) & Hamilton D'Arcy Sutherland.


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Alan D'Arcy Sutherland (unknown–28 Feb 1917), Find a Grave Memorial no. 39064219, citing Upavon Cemetery, Upavon, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .