Born at Ballarat, Victoria, CoE. Enlisted on 14 June 1916 age 23, farm hand. Nok father, Peter Sutherland, Brunswick Junction, WA. A later address given as Victoria Avenue, Claremont. Embarked at Fremantle 13 February 1917 per A6 Clan Maccorquodale. Served in Egypt. RTA 10 July 1919 per Oxfordshire. Discharged 4 August 1919. Service medals: BWM and VM. Cottesloe and district Honour Rolls.